She graduated from the “Musik-Akademie” of Basel and carried out an intense concert activity. Professor of Piano ofthe Giuseppe Verdi Conservatoire in Turin (IT), she is author of two books and numerous international articles. She is member of the European Platform for Artistic Research (AEC, European Conservatories Association), evaluation expert of the Italian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education, and chairman of the Italian Society of Music Analysis and Theory. She has collaborated as professor with the University of Pavia and the Academy of Brera. She planned and conducted a ten years experimental piano course for an autistic student, devoting the last twenty years to research in the fields of theoretical and applied methodology for piano teaching and performance.