At the age of eight, he started his musical studies with the Cello under the guidance of M ° Vito Paternoster, achieving the lowest achievement in 2006. From 1998 to 2001 he will play the Cello in the Youth Orchestra of Conservatory Niccolò Piccinni, covering from 2001 to 2005 the role of Primo Cello. Interested forever in all forms of expression in the musical field, he undertook the study of the Opera Voice under the guidance of his father,
Mr. Giacomo Colafelice, and in 2009 obtained the Bachelor degree in Voice at the E.R. Duni Conservatory in Matera and in 2012 the Master degree in Musical Disciplines - Voice at the Braga Music Institute of Teramo with the highest marks.
In 2010 he won the scholarship of the Teatro alla Scala of Milan Academy: Training Course for Post Graduate Diploma in: "Self-Employment of Music and Entertainment " A.M.A. course, AF 2010/2011 - V Edition, Milan.
From 2005 to 2007: Stage Director at Bitonto Opera Festival.
From 2009 to 2012 he has been a Stage Master at the Fondazione Lirico Sinfonica Petruzzelli and the Theaters of Bari. This will enable him to work with important Directors: Walter Pagliaro, Elena Barbalich, Francesco Esposito, Daniele Abbado, Michal Znaniecki, Roberto De Simone , Boris Stetka, Michele Mirabella, Vittorio Sgarbi, Federico Tiezzi, William Kerley, Denis Krief.
Conductors: Stefan Anton Reck, Renato Palumbo, Keri-Lynn Wilson, Jonathan Webb, Antonino Fogliani, Evelino Pidò, Vito Clemente, Boris Brott, Fabio Mastrangelo, Alberto Veronesi, Nik Cabaretti, Ralf Weikert, Roberto Abbado and Lorin Maazel.
Graduating in Orchestral Conducting under the guidance of M° Giovanni Pelliccia at the Conservatory N. Piccinni of Bari, for musical performances and events of the same institution, he conducted in Bari in the 2015 the Igor Stravinskij’s “Suite 1 for Little Orchestra”, in July 2016 for the Beethoven Piano Festival he conducted the “Piano Concerto op. 19 n. 2” at the Redentore Institute in Bari, in October 2016 he conducted the “Concerto for Clarinet and String Orchestra” by A. Copland, in March 2017 for the project “The Illuminated Shadow” he conducted the “Serenade for nine instruments” by Giovanni Salviucci to the Church of S. Teresa dei Maschi in Bari. In August 2016 he attended a conducting Master class at the "Italian Opera Academy" by M° Riccardo Muti on the opera “La Traviata” by G. Verdi.
In May 2017 he participates in the Master Class of M° Wolfgang Kurz at the N. Piccinni Conservatory of Bari where he conducted, during the final concert, "Die schöne Melusine" by F. Mendelssohn and "Gesänge des Harfners op.12" by F. Schubert (orchestrated by Max Reger).
In May 2017 he wons also a hearing and participates to the Master class of Mº Donato Renzetti with the “Pomeriggi Musicali Orchestra” of Milan at the Arcimboldi Theater.
In July 2017 he graduated with 110/110 cum Laude in Orchestral Conducting at the N. Piccinni Conservatory of Bari under the guidance of the Mº G. Pelliccia; for the graduation concert he conducted the Concerto for Horn and Orchestra No. 1 by Richard Strauss and the Symphony No. 3 (Scottish) by Felix Mendelssohn at the Abeliano Theater in Bari.
In April 2018 he worked as conductor at the State Opera Theater of Stara Zagora in Bulgaria, where he conducted three chamber operas by: Kurt Weill “Mahagonny - Ein Songspiel” and “Die sieben todsünden” and by Hindemith “Hin und zurück”.
In May 2018 he also conducted the “Rigoletto” by G. Verdi at the State Opera Theatre of Stara Zagora thus fulfilling his great Opera debut.
In June 2018 he recorded extracts from "La bohème" by G. Puccini with the State Opera of Stara Zagora Orchestra.
In November 2018 he partecipated to the second edition of the “Antal Dorati International Conducting Competition” where he conducted Tchaikovsky, Stravinsky and Mozart with the MAV Symphonic Orchestra of Budapest.