Born in Cagliari in 1970, Luciano Fontoni started studying choral conducting and singing after High School. He has attended many courses and seminars under the guidance of S. Korn, A.O. Veneracion, E. Turlà, A.S. Martinez, C. Høgset, M. Berrini and he studied choral and vocal interpretation in the ancient and baroque music repertoire at the Triennial School of Choir Conducting directed by G. Acciai.
He formed and directed several vocal groups and his artistic activity has often turned to social issues, promoting fundraisers in favor of the meniños de rua in Brazil and humanitarian associations such as UNICEF and Medici Senza Frontiere-Medicins Sans Frontieres, and, since November 2007, he is the conductor of the Coro Polifonico "Luigi Colacicchi" of Rome.
He taught vocal technique at the IALS (Institute of Training of Entertainment Workers) of Rome; between 2006 and 2011 he attended the High School for Choir Directors of Guido d'Arezzo Foundation; here he obtained the triennial degree and then the annual Master degree in Conducting and Interpretation of Choral Music, studying under the guidance of professors R. Becheri, P. Broadbent, R. Butelli, N. Corti, L. Donati, R. Gabbiani , G. Graden, B. Holten, A. King, M. Luisi, W. Marzilli, L. Marzola, M. Mora, P. Neumann, R. Pezzati, A. Schweitzer, S. Sage. Currently he is studying voice functional method by Gisela Rohmert under the guidance of Giuseppe Costi.