Paolo's musical studies include a Bachelor of Music in Organ and Composition from the Nino Rota Conservatory of Music (Monopoli) where he studied with Domenico Tagliente; he completed two Master of Music in Organ performance and Music Education, both with honors. He also studied composition with Roberto Beccaceci and Luca Macchi, choir conducting with Filippo Maria Bressan. He attended baroque organ praxis classes with Lorenzo Ghielmi, Maurizio Croci and Michael Kapsner; roman-catholic liturgical music studies under C.E.I. (Conferenza Episcopale Italiana). He has performed extensively as soloist and chamber musician in Italy, USA and Indonesia (as guest soloist with the Jakarta Symphony Orchestra for the Indonesian Catholic Synod of Bishops, and with St. Caecilia's Choir). From 2013 he has played as organist joining the baroque ensemble of the Festival della Valle d'Itria.
Since 2003 he works as teacher, performer and composer, on motion pictures, short films and commercial campaigns, mostly with mexican agency CruDeLadies. Some of his clients include: Kelloggs, Audi, Reebok, Mtv, London School of Film.
Recently he worked as Composition Teacher and repetiteur in various degree programmes at the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences through the LLP Leonardo da Vinci Placement.
photo by Marco Semeraro