He is born in San Vito al Tagliamento on 18/03/1989. Begins the approach to music at the age of 5 attending the music school “MusicArte”. At the age of 7 he began to study drums with the teacher Gianni Favro and at 8 he received his first drum set.
He continued studying with teachers: Alessandro Truccolo, Alessandro Perissinotto, Luca Colussi and Adolfo Dal Forno.
He also attended several of drum’s clinics and master classes with: Roberto Gualdi, Franco Rossi, Furio Chirico, Giorgio Zanier, Lele Melotti, Billy Cobham, Christian Meyer, Skip Hadden, Liano Chiappa, Simon Phillips, Steve Smith, Dave Weckl, Chris Coleman, Camillo Colleluori, Raphael Saini, Maxx Furian and many more.
2009: Graduated with honors at “Dante Agostini Drum School” in Paris, studying with JacquesFrançois Juskowiak e Bernard Basso.
2010: Graduated at “Accademia Del Suono” in Milan with teachers Maxx Furian and Federico Paulovich
Since childhood he participated in several competitions with excellent results. The most important achievements are:
2006: First place at “3 Kings Contest” with the Italian brand “Drum Sound”
2009: First place at “Drummer of Tomorrow Italy” with the brand “Mapex”. Proceeded to the final stage of the competition at Musikmesse in Frankfurt in 2010
2010: Second place at “Drumworld” drum contest in Turin; Playing before Billy Cobham on the last day show
2011: First place in all categories at “Festival del Ritmo” in Novellara.
2012: Won the worldwide contest “Big Drum Bonanza” by Thomas Lang. This enabled him to attend the “Big Drum Bonanza Bootcamp” in Los Angeles between June 2012 and July 2012. He studied there under Chris Coleman, Dave Elitch, Kenny Aronoff, Virgil Donati, Jeff Hamilton and Thomas Lang.
2012: Second Place (out of 180 participants) at the “Keith Carlock PlayAlong Video Contest” by Vic Firth where Keith Carlock was the competition judge.
He has been teaching drums since 2008 and currently teaches at three music schools namely Morsano al Tagliamento municipal school, Cantieri Musicali in Montebelluna and Udine.
In 2013 he gained a CESMA diploma at “Dante Agostini Drum School” in Paris enabling him to teach the “Dante Agostini” method ensure his students undertake all the levels in Dante Agostini’s course.
He publishes for the web portal Accordo.it and for the Italian magazine Ritmi.
He is the drummer for Elvenking, Ricci Band, I am Pinöp, and have touring experience. In 2012 Elvenking toured in Europe with Rhapsody Of Fire in April, Italy with Crucified Barbara in July and have been scheduled for a tour with Secret Sphere during the autumn/winter period.
In 2013 he played at European festivals like “Masters of Rock” in Czech Republic, “Rock Pod Kamenon”, “Sabaton Open Air” in Sweden, “Raismes Fest” in France and at various other concerts with Elvenking.
He is also a session drummer; both live and studio and worked with many artists and bands such as:
Vasco Real Tribute, Andra Cia Band, New Branch, Alessandro Bevivino, Revoltons, Symphonic UAR, Le Diciottenni, Moden Middle Ages, Scarab, Matteo Da Ros, Paolo Guerra, Max Navarro, Nico Odorico, Ivan Geronazzo, Mauro Scrivante, Enrico Casarotto, Gianni Rojatti, The Dearly Beloved.
He attended Scienze e Tecnologie Multimediali at Pordenone University and began recording video clips and audio recordings. He has his own recording studio and you can view some clips and recordings at the following web link: http://www.youtube.com/user/SimoneMorettin