Antonio Simone

Naples, Italy

Antonio Simone (enPR: äntô'nyō sēmô'nā) is an Italian pianist and composer who was born in Capua, a city which is about 25 miles north of Naples, and began his musical studies at nine years of age. At the end of his piano training, during which he had also participated in various music competitions, attaining excellent results, and at 19 years of age he got his "Diploma in Piano" from the Music Conservatory with the highest possible marks.

With regard to Composition he is basically selftaught and wrote as well as performed some of his first works whilst in his teens. At the present time, he is dedicating himself to the composition of music for different instruments and in different styles. In recent years, he has been responsible (as a music therapist) for music therapy training and practice, encountering and composing "New Age" music. His most recent musical compositions for piano result in a fusion of classical and New Age styles.

In June 2010 his debut album "Life Colours" for solo piano has been released. This album contains original solo piano music, composed, arranged and performed by Antonio Simone in a Classical-New Age style.