Born 1970 in Lugeno-Sorengo/Switzerland. Studied composition in Milano with Bruno Zanolini and Alessandro Solbiati. Teaching position at the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana. prize of the Academy of Arts, Institute for New Music, Berlin, 1994; award at the composition competition of Kammermusik Winterthur for „Formulae” (flute and cembalo) in 1997. Participation in the International Gaudeamus Week with the composition „Mysterium Lunae” (for chamber choir) in 1996, also in 1998 and 1999. Commissions for Pro Helvetia, Musikverband Baselland (MVB), Musica `900 and Quartetto Arte.