In the year 2013, she earned the piano Diploma at the Conservatory “Vincenzo Bellini” in Catania, with A+, and the MIUR (Italian Ministry of University and Research) let her obtain the piano Diploma one year before the usual ten years-study course.
She took part in the seminars of pianistic interpretation from 2003 to 2006, in the research scientific Institute Oasi di Troina (EN).
She attended as soloist pianist more than 30 international music competitions, winning all first and absolute first prizes.
She took part, as effective student, to the Masterclasses of pianistic interpretation with these following piano teachers: Leonid Margarius, Homero Francesch, Gaetano Buttigè, Valery Piassetski, Calogero Di Liberto, Nunzio Ortolano, Raffaele Terlizzi, Saiko Sasaki, Omar Zoboli, Alexander Mndoyants, Randal Benway, Aquiles Delle Vigne, Stefano Molardi.
In August 2011, she attended the Internationale SommerAkademie Mozarteum Universtität in Salzburg in the class of Maestro Aquiles Delle Vigne, playing in concert in the StudienkonzertSaal.
In June 2013, she was awarded the "Premio Donna siciliana" prize for her interpretative elegance and pianist technique.
In April 2014, she played with Ensemble 900 of the Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana, directed by M° Arturo Tamayo and M° Francesco Bossaglia. The concert was taken in the Auditorium Stelio Molo in the Radio Svizzera italiana (RSI), with contemporary music, on the occasion of the project Harrison Birtwistle in Residence.
In September 2014, she performed with the Symphonic Orchestra of Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana, directed by M° Vladimir Verbitsky, on the occasion of the concert played in Palazzo dei Congressi in Lugano.
In 2014, she was given the role of head of the Jury in the III National music Competition Salvatore Gioia. She also was in the Jury of the following international piano competitions:
- IX Concorso pianistico Internazionale Muzio Clementi
- VII Concorso pianistico internazionale Robert Schumann
- X Concorso pianistico internazionale Ars Dei in Lugano
- XI Concorso Pianistico internazionale Ars Dei in Lugano.
In June 2015, she obtained the Master of Arts in Music Pedagogy at Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana, with excellent notes. She has discussed her research project about L’autoregolazione nello studio del pianoforte. Metodi e strategie per uno studio più efficace (Self-regulation in the study of piano. Methods and strategies for a more efficient study), which was published because of the relevance and the quality.
In Juli 2015, she was invited to perform in piano duo at the Sobrio festival in Sobrio Leventina (CH) and she was very much welcomed by the public and the critic.
In November 2015, she obtained the Diploma of Reiki applied to musicians at Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana.
Besides solo-performances, she is also dedicated to teaching: in 2014 and 2015 she worked as piano substitute in Scuola di musica of Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana. In 2016 she worked as piano teacher in the music school Atelier della musica in Taverne-Torricella (CH).
She was rapporteur in a lot of music meetings and lesson-concerts, in Italy and Switzerland.
In 2016, she attended to the Master of Advanced Studies in Music Performance and Interpretation at Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana.
In June 2016, she performed at the Mozarthaus in Wien, playing a program dedicated to the music of Beethoven and Rossini, with the approval of the critics and the public.
She has a musical column in the Swiss periodical L’Universo, where she acts as editor-in-chief. In 2016, she was awarded of the prize Suisse excellence writing, with the recognition of expressive, innovative, structural and content capacities, and more, for the big contribution to the growth of the musical area of L’Universo.
She is dedicated, furthermore, to the research activity, collaborating with the research Department of Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana; she has mainly researched about Music performance anxiety in the professional age.
She has published with the publishing company Edizione Novecento the following books:
- La base della teoria musicale con relativi esercizi (2015)
- Giochi di ritmica musicale ed esempi musicali (2015)
- Le note musicali in chiave di violino e di basso, esercizi progressivi (2015)
- Gli abbellimenti, esempi, esercizi e solfeggi parlati (2015)
- 10 brani colorati per pianoforte (2015)
- L’autoregolazione nello studio del pianoforte. Strategie per uno studio più efficace (2015)
- Percorso didattico con una piccola pianista (2015)
- I primi passi al pianoforte (2015)
- La musica, un ventaglio culturale (2015)
- Educare al ritmo con le percussioni (2015)
She has published with the publishing company Gaeditore the following two books:
- Ansia da performance musicale (2017)
- Studio del rubato nel Lento sostenuto della Fantasia op. 49 di Fryderyk Chopin (2017)
For L’Universo she has published a lot of articles about different topics, among which the most important are:
- Il mondo musicale dei bambini
- La musica durante la gestazione
- Come guardi al futuro? Musica ed ansia da performance
- L’onirico dei suoni e i suoni dell’onirico
- Prospettive e percorsi per una carriera da musicista
- Sentire attraverso le dita
- L’importanza del web e la musica classica
- Musica e cibo. Musicisti buongustai
In Juli 2017, she won the International Salzburg Piano Competition, obtaining two prizes: the first prize and the best Chopin performance prize. On the occasion of the awards ceremony she was invited to performe at WienerSaal in Mozarteum, Salzburg.
In August 2017, she won two competitions: the International New York music competition and the International Wien music competition.
In September 2017 she obtained the Master of Arts in Reaserch on the Arts in the field of Musicology, at the University of Bern, with the honour "Magna cum laude". During the Master she investigated the rubato in Chopin's Fantasy op.49. Her thesis was published for relevance and quality. In the same month she began to work as permanent piano teacher in a middle school in Milan.
In February 2018 she played in the prestigious Florianka Concert Hall in the Akademia Muzyczna w Krakowie, performing works from Baroque to the XX Century, with the approval of the critics and the public.
In April 2020 she obtained, with top marks, a Master of Arts in teaching music methodologies at the University of Reggio Calabria. During the Master she investigated the "Youth culture and classical music: perspectives and clichés".
She actually lives in Siciliy where she works as piano teacher.
- Italian (mother tongue)
- English (C2)
- German (C1)