Mattia Mennonna was born in Naples. Having started his musical studies on the piano, he then changed to the violin, and five years later to the viola. He completed studies at the conservatory in Avellino and continued with Bruno Giuranna at the Stauffer Academy in Cremona.
In 2015 he moved to Germany and took part in several masterclassdes and projects with the German National Youth Orchestra. At the music College in Saarbrücken he started the Master’s degree programme with Professor Jone Kaliunaite, which he will complete in February 2020. After orchestral training in the Mainz State Orchestra during the 2018/19 season, he became a member of the Paul Hindemith Orchestral Academy in August 2019.