Marco Canepa studied Sociology and Flute in Italy, and did his musical post-graduate studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London. He was Italian coach in the Opera Schools of the Royal College of Music-London and Guildhall School of Music and Drama from 1989 until 2006.
He works regularly, as a freelance Italian coach, for some of the most important European opera companies (Royal Opera-Covent Garden, Glyndebourne Opera Festival, De Nederlandse Opera-Amsterdam, La Monnaie-Brussels, Welsh National Opera, Opera de Lille etc.).
He holds classes at the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at Covent Garden, the Dutch National Opera Academy-Conservatorium of Amsterdam and at Dennis O'Neill's “Wales International Academy of Voice” .