Guitar Masters 2016 – Andrea Ferrario /// CLASSICAL GUITAR / ROUND I


VOTE for your favourite musician participating in Guitar Masters 2016! The guitarist who collects the biggest amount of “THUMBS UP” by 30.08.2016 will win a guaranteed spot in Round II – Live auditions in Wrocław, Poland. || More info || Let’s meet Andrea: “Andrea Ferrario he earned his biennial degree (comparable to a U.S. master’s degree) summa cum laude, with highest marks, and an honorary mention under the tutelage of Lorenzo Micheli. He won first prize in G. Rospigliosi guitar competition and many other prizes in other several competitions like Piove di Sacco (for all instruments), Riviera Etrusca and City of Lissone.

He played more than 50 concerts, among others: Teatro Manzoni (Pistoia), Teatro Carducci (Como), Festival Atella Classica (Naples), Festival Ticino Musica and Internaional Mediterranean Festival in Cervo. He played also in San Francisco Conservatory of Music as semi-finalist in “Biasini International Guitar competition”. In 2012 and 2013 he was the guest soloist of the Orchestra Sinfonica della Valle d’Aosta with H. Villa-Lobos’s guitar concert, and M. Arnold’s Serenade. For a few years, he has been part of a well-received duo with pianist Elena Napoleone, with whom he is committed to the discovery and appreciation of original works for this formation. Recently, the publication of F. Rebay’s Sonate in C for guitar and piano was revised by the duo for D’Oz Editions in Canada. He is professor of guitar in the pre-academic age bracket of the Conservatory of Aosta. He plays a guitar made by luthier Fabio Schmidt.”