Gerardo tristano was born at Cesinali (AV, Italy) on first july 1955. He is a composer and teacher of composition, instrumentation and orchestration. Besides that he is a graduate in Philosophy. At present he is working for VIDEORADIO recording studio in Milano. After a period in which he wrote many chamber music pieces, he is now interested in developping his personal way of musical writing. He is writing for Ensemble Artifex and other artists (soloists, singers and groups). His CD “TRISTANO” is for sale, available on the most important commercial web sites.