Alberto Nones graduated summa cum laude in Piano from the Conservatory of Music of Trento, and graduated in Philosophy from the University of Bologna, went on to study at the London School of Economics, where he earned his M.Sc. in Political Theory, and completed his education with a Ph.D. in International Studies at the University of Trento.

Specialized in the nexus between music, politics and society, Dr. Nones has been a Marie Curie Researcher at the University of Cambridge in the UK, Fulbright Visiting Researcher and Post-Doc at Princeton University in the USA, Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Trento and at the University of Lugano. He has twenty years of a multidisciplinary teaching experience at a number of schools and universities, among which the University of Lugano, the University of Trento, the United Arab Emirates University in the UAE, the University of Teramo, the Liceo Internazionale Arcivescovile of Rovereto. He teaches History of Music at the "G.Puccini" Conservatory of Music in Gallarate.

His publications include 3 monographs, 2 edited volumes, and several papers and essays that have appeared in volumes and on peer-reviewed journals. A registered SIAE author, he has been working since 2011 as a RAI (Trento branch) broadcaster, producing a number of radio biographies of several musicians. His recordings, praised by some of Italy's most respected critics, have been presented by RaiRadio3, Radio Vaticana, Radio Classica and Cemat.  

He is the founder and president of the European Association of Music and Communication (AEMC). a center devoted to a variety of activities in education, communication and cultural productions. He is the artistic director of five music festivals he has created in two Italian regions, Trentino and Marche.​ The winner of numerous piano competitions - among which a first prize at the Coppa Pianisti d'Italia in 1996 - he is active as a musicologist and concert artist in Italy and abroad.