Roberto Mochetti


Born in Brazil, Roberto Mochetti started his study of the viola in 2008 at the Conservatory of Amparo, where he had lessons with the professors Adriana Daldosso Belli, Elazir Martins de Lima and Valdeci Merquiori. In 2015 he completed his Bachelor degree with a scholarship at the State University of Campinas (Sao Paulo, Brazil), where he studied with the outstanding Brazilian violist Dr. Emerson De Biaggi. During this course, Mochetti assisted in the research for “Extended Technique For Viola: Research and Suggestions for Study of the Repertoire contained at CDMC/Unicamp Library” and “Viola XXI: Adaptation of the Violoncelo XXI Book for Viola”, both with support from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and led by Dr. Emerson Luis de Biaggi. From 2016 to 2018, Mochetti attended the studio of Professor James Alexander at the Conservatory of Nicholls State University (Thibodaux-LA, US) and the Nicholls State University String Camerata, with a focus on chamber music and performance. Currently, Mochetti is starting graduate studies at Bowling Green State University (Ohio, US),under the direction of Dr. Matthew McBride-Daline.