2016 Artist in Residence, Kolstadir, Iceland
2015 Visiting Professor of Theory of Music and Composition at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico
2014 Artist in Residence, Santa Fe, NM, USA
2012 Celeste Prize - Honorable mention
2011 Opening of Seibutsu Art Studio, Italy
2010 Artist in Residence at Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio International Center, Italy
2009 Artist in Residence at OMI International Musicians Residency, New York, USA
2008 Professor of Experimental Music, Theory of Music and Sociology of Music at Monterrey Institute of Technology and Higher Education, Mexico
2006 Composer in Residence and Guest Researcher at Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music, Japan – Canon Foundation
2005 Composer in Residence at Conservatorio de Las Rosas, Morelia, Mexico
Prizewinner at ZEITKLANG International Orchestral Composition Competition, Vienna, Austria
2004 Laureate Artist by UNESCO-Aschberg Artists Program, Paris, France
2003 Fellowship in Musicology by The Swedish Institute at Svenska Rikskonserter, Stockholm, Sweden
Composer in Residence at EMS - Elektroakustik Musik I Sverige, Stockholm, Sweden
2002 Teacher of Experimental Musichoreography for Children at Keré Youth Education Centre, Catania, Sicily
Laureate Artist by Pépinières Européennes Pour Jeunes Artistes, France
Composer in Residence at Conservatorio Superior de Musica de Zaragoza, Spain
Honourable Mention at 2002 emsPrize International Text-Sound Composition Competition, Stockholm, Sweden
2001 Visiting Artist at Laban Centre, London, UK
2000 Fellowship in Dance Notation and Contemporary Choreology at Laban Center Conservatory of Dance, London, UK
1998 Bachelor's Degree in Humanities at University of Catania, Sicily - Graduation thesis: A Theoretical and a Personal Artistic Contribution to Japanese Butoh Contemporary Dance
1995 Piano Degree at Catania Music Institute, Sicily
1994 Fellowship in Composition at International Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Darmstadt, Germany