He was introduced to music by his father, and began playing piano when he was 10. At the age of 12 he dedicated himself to drums. As a qualified grade 8 at Yamaha popular music school (Milan IT- 2006) and Diploma long 2 program at The Collective music school (New York USA 2008), he also attended several clinics and master classes of drumming legends like Dennis Chambers, Gavin Harrison, Horacio “El Negro” Hernandez, Jojo Mayer, Virgil Donati and many more..
He became a full-time musician in 2002.In 2003 he began working as a drummer for Celebrity Cruise Lines were he worked in the United States with Big Bands and international artists.
Some of his professional experiences enabled him to travel around the globe as far as Australia, India , New Zealand where he got the opportunity to enrich his cultural background and distinguish himself in the vast world of music.
In 2013 he moved to London UK.Mario taught to many students aged from 8 to 65 years throughout Italy and UK in his 7 years experience as a teacher.
He has recorded at : Limehouse studio ( London ) The Silk Mill Recording studio ( Newcastle under lyme ) Coombehurst studio – (Kingston) Alchemia studio – (London) N8 Sound Recording Studio (London) Gsi studio – (Milan) Crossroad recording studio – (Milan) Zeus recording studio – (Naples) SEA recording studio (London)
Currently he is collaborating with top session musicians by performing live and in studios. He has always been seeking new musical projects. He has established an important relationship with academic teaching thanks to his true passion for students.