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Beatrix Kovács (Zagreb Guitar Festival)

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Beatrix Kovács was born in 1996 in Hungary, started her musical education in her age of 9 and now she studies at the Faculty of Music of University of Szeged in the class of Andrea Bozóki and András Csáki. ’Her stamina and talent is indisputable, her determination is extremely rare in her generation.’ – said…

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Valeria Galimova (International Guitar Festival Rust)

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Valeria Galimova is one of the most prominent Russian young classical guitarists, winner of several prestigious competitions, who passionate to continuously master her art, and curious to enlarge her repertoire through collaborations with other instruments. By the final year of the study at Gnesin Academy in Moscow (class of Artyom Dervoed), Valeriya Galimova has become…

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Cristina Galietto (Guimaraes International Guitar Festival)

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Cristina Galietto’s musical studies have been strongly influenced by the presence of her father Alberto, a classical guitar teacher, who introduced her to this wonderful musical instrument. At the age of 10, she started attending the Conservatory of Music “San Pietro a Majella” in Naples. Cristina participated in numerous national and international music competitions, obtaining…

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Katarzyna Smolarek

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Katarzyna Smolarek is a Polish guitarist born in 1995. She started playing the guitar at the age of 8. She was studying classical guitar in Polish music schools with professor Lidia Przyłęcka and professor Ryszard Bałauszko. In 2015 she started her bachelor degree at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg with professor Marco Diaz-Tamayo. She was awarded over 20 prizes…

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You Wu

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You Wu was born in 1993 in Lishu, China, where he began to study guitar under his father tutelage at the age of 8.  Later he studied guitar with prof. Danny Yeh in the Middle Music School affiliated to Shanghai Conservatory of Music. In the year of 2012 he graduated from Shanghai Conservatory of Music, and…

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Stanislav Steshenko (Antwerpen Gitaarfestival)

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Stanislav Steshenko was born 15.01.1996. At the age of five Stanislav began to learn vocals and piano, and later at the age of 9 years he begins to study guitar in Mirgorod music school (teacher Kasyanenko M,2004-2011) Graduates from the Kyiv Music College named after Glier (2011-2015, teacher Drozdova O). He is currently a student at the…

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Emmanuel Sowicz

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The Chilean press has described Emmanuel Sowicz (1992) as “the next star of the guitar” (Radio Beethoven FM). In 2017 he was awarded First Prize and Audience Award at the prestigious XLIV Dr. Luis Sigall International Music Competition in Viña del Mar, and in 2018 he won First Prize by a unanimous decision at the…

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George Dimitrov – Jojo

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Born in Sofia in 2000, George Dimitrov – Jojo is a student of Prof. Paolo Pegoraro at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz (KUG). He began his classical guitar studies at the age of 10 with Stolina Dobreva and Tsvetan Andreev at the National School of Music “L. Pipkov”, Sofia, from which he…

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Gábor Hart

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Gabor Hart, born on September 28th, 1995 in Hungary, has been immersed in professional music in all his life since he was a small boy. He started playing guitar at the age of 11 because he was inspired by rock music and he is proud to say that his music is still influenced by the…

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Giulia Ballaré

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Giulia Ballaré is considered one of the most promising soloists of her generation. She has won more than twenty-five prizes in international competitions among them, first prize: Ciudad de Coria (Spain, 2017), Omis Guitar Fest (Croatia, 2017), Forum Gitarre Wien (Austria, 2016), Villa de Aranda (Spain, 2015), Comarca del Contado (Spain, 2014), Mottola (Italy, 2013); third prize:…

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