Diploma in Piano, G. B. Martini Conservatory Music, Bologna, Italy, 1995. Master of Arts in Composition, G. B. Martini Conservatory of Music, Bologna, Italy, 1998. Master of Arts in History of Medieval and Renaissance Music magna cum laude, University Bologna, 1997.
Doctor of Philosophy in Musicology and Music Criticism, University California, Davis, 2004.
Music program coordinator Italian Cultural Institute, San Francisco, since 1999. Associate instructor University California, Davis, 2002—2005. Member collegiate faculty San Francisco Conservatory Music, since 2006.
Concert producer Link Project, Bologna, 1995—1998.
Member of American Musicological Society (travel award 2006).