Gaetano Troccoli has studied guitar under Maurizio Preda and graduated from the Conservatorium “G. Verdi” in Milan. He has also graduated in Paleography and Music Philology at the University of Pavia. Professor of Music Education for many years, he has started teaching classical guitar in 1994 at the Music Institute “F. Vittadini” in Pavia and from 1997 he is also teaching in musical high school "A. Cairoli" in Pavia. He gives many concerts, in different chamber music ensembles, as well. With the guitar sextet Concordia Chordis, he recorded the following recording CDs: Live in Varese, Six Christmas Strings, Tacaa sul mur, Modest Moussorgsky - Pictures at an exhibition (in an arrangement for guitar trio). He is also the author of various vocal pieces, compositions for solo guitar and for different ensembles (among which a Concert and a Fantasia for guitar and orchestra). Many of his works have been published in Italy, Belgium, France, Germany.