Diploma Computer Science, Istituto Tecnico Industriale Fauser, Novara, Italy
Certified Avid Pro Tools Expert Instructor/ Music and Post-Production
Certified Apple Master/ Logic Studio
Maurizio de Togni (known professionally as OTTO), has been composing and producing music since 1990. A native of Magenta, Italy, de Togni established his career in Europe working with international artists such as Franco Battiato, Zucchero Fornaciari, Nikka Costa, rock/alt band Marvin Garden, as well as contributing to international commercials and award-winning Italian television programming. As an in-demand technology expert, de Togni’s clients include Paramount Pictures, Maroon 5, John Lennon Educational Tour Bus, and others.
De Togni has designed curriculum and taught classes in audio technology in European institutions and at the University of California Los Angeles Extension, Musicians Institute, and the Digital Media Academy at Stanford University. He has contributed numerous articles on music data processing and audio-pro solutions for Macworld magazine and Macworld online.
His Apple Logic Pro and Avid Pro Tools credentials include Apple Logic Pro Studio Certified Master Pro, Avid Certified Pro Tools Expert, including qualifications as an Apple Logic Studio Certified Master Trainer and Avid Certified Pro Tools Instructor.
At the Cornel School of Contemporary Music at Shepherd University, Mr. de Togni teaches Pro Tools classes.