MAURIZIO "OTTO" DE TOGNI

MAURIZIO "OTTO" DE TOGNI

Maurizio “Otto” De Togni teaches courses in ProTools and Apple Logic. He has almost 30 years of experience as a musician, composer, arranger, programmer, and audio technologist. He has worked with artists like Nikka Costa and Samantha Fox, as well as on commercials for Heineken, Subaru, and Campari.

With more than 50 certifications (Avid Pro Tools Certified Instructor Pro Tools Expert & Apple Logic Pro Certified Trainer) Otto has also taught Worldwide hundreds of classes/thousands of students, at the Academy of Entertainment Arts and Professions at Teatro alla Scala, Soho Editors, Espero, the Grammy Museum, and UCLA Extension, where he received the “2012 Outstanding Instructor” award. He’s also the recipient of the “Peer-to-Peer/Instructor of the Year 2015 & 2016 award at Musicians Institute.

His clients include Paramount Pictures, James Valentine & Jesse Carmichael (Maroon 5), and the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus. He has written extensively for Macworld magazine; and is a member of the Italian (SIAE) Society of Authors and Publishers & (NARAS – Grammy) the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences.

He loves to travel with his lovely family and he’s bid fan of great food. He’s the producer and publisher of the “A Queen In the Kitchen” book and YouTube Channel.