He obtained a diploma degree in saxophone at the "G. Rossini" Conservatory of Pesaro with summa cum laude at the age of 16. He obtained his diploma degree in clarinet when he was 19.
He won 12 first prizes in the most important national and international piano duo competitions.
He won the 1st prize as a soloist at the 2nd International Competition of Musical Performance for Wind Instruments ”Ancona Prize" (the president of the jury was Goffredo Petrassi) when he was 14. With the group Baires '87, he won the prize for the arts and music "G.Tani".
He has been collaborating with the most important symphonic and lyrical orchestras including, the Orchestra del Teatro alla Scala, the Filarmonica del Teatro alla Scala, the Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera of Rome, the Orchestra del Teatro la Fenice of Venice, the Orchestra dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia, the Orchestra del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Orchestra della RAI of Turin, the Orchestra del Teatro Verdi of Trieste, the Orchestra Ente lirico Arena di Verona, the Orchestra del Teatro lirico of Cagliari, the Orchestra del Teatro San Carlo of Naples, the Orchestra del Teatro Petruzzelli of Bari, the Qatar Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra of the Swiss Radio-television.
As a soloist, he played with the Orchestra Filarmonica Veneta, the Regional Orchestra of Lazio, the Orchestra of the City of Ferrara, the Arts Symphony ensemble of Barcelona, the Wind Orchestra of the Spilimbergo Festival and the chamber orchestra of the 1st European sax festival of Ciudad Real.
He has recorded for important labels such as Emi, Delos, Warner Bros, Primrose Music, Decca, Stradivarius and Pentaphon.
As a member of the Italian Saxophone Quartet for over 25 years and of the duo with the pianist Giorgio Farina, he has performed in Europe, in the United States, in the Middle East, in Japan and in China, playing in the most important concert halls.
He participated in the World Saxophone Congresses held in Pesaro, Valencia and Ljubljana. In 2014 he was invited, as a soloist, to the first European Saxophone Congress held in Spain.
 He held Master classes and advanced courses in Portogruaro, Spilimbergo, Fermo, at the Hochschule in Frankfurt, at the Higher Conservatories of Granada, Valencia, Jaèn, Cordoba and Madrid, at the University of Iasi (Romania), at the Conservatory of Birmingham (UK) and at the University of Denver (Colorado, USA).
He has been professor at the "G.Frescobaldi" Conservatory of Music in Ferrara since 1993.