Awards



Arranger for the Grammy Award-winning song "Fairytale," by the Pointer Sisters

Emmy Nomination, National Geographic Society/PBS documentary"Flight of the Whopping Crane,"narrated by film director John Huston

Edison Award (Netherlands) for best Dutch production "On The Move Again,"by Margriet Eshuijs

Pall Mall Export Prize (Netherlands) for "On The Move Again," by Margriet Eshuijs

Clio Finalist, Levis 501 Campaign

Clio Finalist, Bank of America Campaign

Special Award of Merit, National Federation of Musicians/ASCAP

Cine Golden Eagle, National Audubon Society/PBS documentary "Condor," narrated by Robert Redford





Education



San Pietro Conservatorio a majella, Naples, Italy, diploma cum laude in classical piano. Teacher: Maestro Benedetto Rizzo

Peabody Institute of music, Baltimore, Maryland. Teacher: Julio Esteban

Eastman School Of Music, the "Arranger's Workshop." Teacher: Rayburn Wright

ArtEZ University of the arts, Netherlands. Teacher in the Pop Academy & MediaMusic