Angelo has been playing piano for 20 years. He started playing when he was 8 years of age. He attended high school at Neuqua Valley High School and was awarded four 1st place IHSA awards for piano and he performed with his high school orchestra, violin, for all four years. He completed his Bachelors Degree at SIU Carbondale, with a major in Cinematography, and also wanted to continue his enjoyment of music through various music and piano classes, along with playing with the violin the SIU Orchestra. He studied under two teachers, Guy Shelley, and another well renowned professional concert pianist, Alexander Djordjevic who has won the Franz Liszt Gold Disc Award. He has several videos on YouTube of covers of professional musicians pieces in the last 2 years. For the last few years he has also composed small sections of music, whatever inspires him at the time and sometimes just improvising.