Nelli Kiviaho (Tampere International Guitar Festival)


Nelli Kiviaho was born (2000) in Valkeakoski, Finland. She started her guitar studies in Valkeakoski music institute at the age of seven and her first teacher was Tomi Tolvanen. She has been at Tampere Guitar Festival four times (since 2013 to 2015, and in 2018). Nelli Kiviaho is the third year student of Kuopio conservatoire…

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Kasperi Leponiemi (London Guitar Festival)


Kasperi Leponiemi (1997) was born in Nokia, Finland. He started his guitar studies at the age of eight in Valkeakoski music institute, with Tomi Tolvanen as his teacher. Performing twice in Tampere Guitar Festival (2010 and 2012) with his siblings lightened Kasperi’s passion for guitar playing. Kasperi Leponiemi is currently studying the third year in…

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Ana- Maria Bibescu (Montenegro International Guitar Festival)


Ana- Maria Bibescu started studying the classical guitar in 2008, at the age 11. She is a student at the National Music University Of Bucharest her teachers being : Catalin Stefanescu-Patrascu and Liviu Georgescu. She obtained over 30 national and international awards : First Place- Eduard Pamfil International Guitar Competition. First Place – Buzau National…

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Giorgos Lyratzis (Sofia GuitArt Festival)


Giorgos Lyratzis (1998) acquired secondary education in 2016 in the  High music school of Komotini, Greece. Guitar teachers at the National Music School: Yorgos Yurcidis, Tassos Liratzis. Participations in the period from 2014 to 2017: Participation in the guitar festival “Trakia” in the city of Komotini, a master class with Dimitris Semertzidis and participation in…

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Marco Vega (International Guitar Festival Jose Tomas Villa de Petrer)


Marco Vega started in 2004 at age 10 with the Professor Ramón Vergara in the Liceo Experimental Artístico, passing in 2011 to study under Romilio Orellana at the University of Chile. In 2015 he changed from professor Orellana to study under Ernesto Quezada Bouey, and after his death In 2017 he studies under professor Luis…

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Mauricio Zúñiga (Twents Gitaarfestival)


Mauricio Zúñiga was born in Santiago, Chile (1985) started his formal studies at 18 years old at School of Arts University of Chile with his former teacher Ernesto Quezada. He belonged to The Guitars Ensemble of Chile in 2012 and had master classes with known guitarists as Roman Viasovsky (Ucraine), José Antonio Escobar (Chile), Carlos…

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David Marton (International Guitar Festival Neurtingen)


David Marton (04.03.1997.) is a Serbian classical guitarist. Born in Vrsac, Serbia. He started playing guitar as an eight-year-old boy. He graduated Elementary music school, Josif Marinkovic” in Vrsac in the class of professor Relja Turudic. After elementary school, he moved to Belgrade, Serbia. He graduated High music school, Davorin Jenko” in the class of the…

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Martin van Hees (Szeged International Guitar Festival)


Martin van Hees (Groningen, 1990) is, according to his professor Zoran Dukic, a musician with ‘outstanding musical expression’. Martin graduated in 2014 cum laude for his Masters at The Royal Conservatory of The Hague with a distinction for his contribution to contemporary music. During his studies Martin was chosen to be the soloist at the…

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Rebeca Oliveira (Tallinn Guitar Festival)


Rebeca Oliveira was born in Madeira Island (Portugal) and started her guitar studies at the age of 15, in the “Conservatório Escola Profissional das Artes da Madeira – Eng.º Luíz Peter Clode”, under the guidance of  Pedro Zamora, completing the high school in classical guitar (2010/2013), with the highest grade. In her resumé there is…

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Marija Grujić (Sarajevo International Guitar Festival)

Marija Grujić was born on July 29, 1999 in Belgrade. She started playing guitar at the age of nine. She is a fourth-year student of the Vatroslav Lisinski Music School at the guitar class of Amalie Miller. She was awarded several times by the Municipality of Cukaric for the most successful student in the field…

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