Born in Bolzano in 1962,
Stefano Vicentini graduated with highest honors from the Coservatorio di Musica Claudio Monteverdi in 1981. From 1981-83 he was Solo Bassoon with "I Solisti Veneit" performing in South America and throughout Western Europe. In 1983-85 he was Prinicpal Bassoon in the teatro all Scala in Milano. In 1986, he taught at Indiana University and performed recitals in Chicago, New York, Cleveland, Indianapolis and Blooington. He teaches at the Bolzano Conservatorio and plays Prinicpal Bassoon in Maggioe Musicale Florentino, conducted by Zubin Mehta.