In April 2019 Stefano was selected as h Club London’s Music Emerging Creative. The programme will provide coaching, mentoring and support as he develops his debut album during 2019/20.
London-based, he holds an MA in Composing for Film & TV from the National Film & Television School in the UK, he is an accomplished flautist and has a Specialist Certificate in Orchestration for Film & TV from Berklee College of Music where he was awarded a Celebrity Online Scholarship.
In 2018, Stefano worked on a 5-part documentary series “Al Murray: Why Does Everyone Hate The English” which was shown on the History Channel in October 2018.
He also composed the score for the film Dead Birds (2018), starring Tara Fitzgerald (Game of Thrones), which was nominated for a Student Academy Award and a Royal Television Society Student Award.
Shorts include The Whale Bowl (2017) and Alright (2017) which have been among the Official Selection at numerous international film festivals. He also wrote the music for Goathland which was broadcast on UK national television (Channel 4) in 2017.
Stefano has had many of his works recorded at the renowned Angel Studios in London.
His piece “9 May 1950”, a trio for violin, piano and flute, won first prize in the competition, EUPlay, resulting in a performance of his piece in Brussels. In April 2018, Stefano won 3rd prize at the International Animated Film Music Competition.