Alessio Nicosia, son of art, began studying the violin at the age of nine, graduating from the Musical Institute "V. Bellini "of Catania in 1998 with the highest marks, he participated in numerous courses and seminars of musical specialization held by illustrious masters such as: A. Vismara, L. Mangiocavallo, C. Rossi, L. Novacek, M. Kugel.
He supervised the improvement with the masters G. Monch, with M. Quarta at the "Kandisky" academy in Avellino, with S. Pagliani at the "Hipponian" academy in Reggio Calabria and with Corrado Romano. In June 2008 he obtained the diploma in chamber music in the class of M ° Pier Narciso Masi and Trio Altemberg at the International Academy of high musical specialization "Incontri col Maestro" of Imola as an effective student together with the pianist Antonino Spina with whom he founded the "DUO AETNEO" in 2004. He obtained in 2007 the second-level specialist degree in musical disciplines at the Musical Institute "V. Bellini" in Catania with a score of 110/110 cum laude.
He has always successfully participated in numerous national and international competitions, ranking first: 1st Absolute Prize International Competitions of "STRESA", of "VERBANIA"; 1st overall prize at the International Competition "Premio B. Albanese" Città di Caccamo (Pa); 1st prize National Competition "MUSICAINSIEME"; 1st Absolute prize at the National Competition of "BARCELONA POZZO DI GOTTO"; 1st overall prize at the “G. CAMPOCHIARO "(CT); 1st overall prize at the National Competition “J. Brahms "(Me).
He is the winner of auditions at the E.R. "V. Emanuele ”of Messina, the E.A.R. Teatro Massimo “V. Bellini "of Catania, the Sicilian Symphonic Orchestra Foundation, the" I Pomeriggi Musicali "Foundation of Milan, the National Symphony Orchestra of the RAI of Turin, the Solisti Aquilani, with which it collaborates. In May 2003 he was eligible for the Competition at the E. R.R. Teatro Massimo “V. Bellini ”of Catania where he also holds the role of violin in a row indefinitely in the homonymous Filarmonica orchestra.
Since October 2003 he has collaborated with the Ensemble "Archi della Scala" also as Primo Violino (tour in Italy, Iran and Spain). Alessio Nicosia is one of the founders as well as the President and artistic director of the Musical Association "STESICHOROS" of Catania, also First violinist of the homonymous chamber orchestra.
From 2005 to 2008 he was the First violinist of the Quartet "Stesichoros" and since 2009 he continues the quartet experience by founding the Quartet "Hermes" then "Aetna string quartet" of which he is second violin.
He plays an Enrico Marchetti Violin from 1887.