Starting his musical career in his hometown of Rome, Italy, Mattia Imponenti has since performed and taught in various countries and cities. Mattia earned three degrees at the University of Florida having performed a multitude of orchestra and chamber concerts in addition to solo recitals of varying styles and themes. As a performer in Gainesville, Florida, Mattia fulfills the role of Assistant Principal in both the Gainesville Orchestra and Ocala Symphony Orchestra, while also being an active chamber and solo player, with a focus on jazz-classical fusion. He has also performed and debuted a number of operas as principal cellist. As an educator, he maintains an active studio of all ages while promoting strings education across town.