Emanuele Addis was born in 1996 in Sassari, Italy. His classical guitar training started at the age of fourteen at Liceo Musicale in Sassari under the guidance of professor Calogero Sportato.
He is currently attending the Conservatorio Antonio Vivaldi (Alessandria, Italy) in Frédéric Zigante’s class. He graduated from Conservatorio with BA with first class honors. Furthermore, he takes part in various masterclasses taught by worldwide acclaimed guitarists, such as Giampaolo Bandini, Frédéric Zigante, Enea Leone, Lorenzo Micheli, Armando Marrosu, Eliot Fisk, Massimo Lonardi, Odair Assad, Lucia Pizzutel, Marcin Dylla and Hugues Navez. Addis stood out in many national and international competitions. To name just a few: he won 1st prize at the Ventennale Ossola Guitar Festival in Valstrona; 1st prize at Moncalieri European Music Competition, 1st prize at the Ansaldi National Competition of 2018; and 2nd prize at the Nilo Peraldo Bert International Guitar Competition; qualified for the ARD musikwettbeverb in Munich and won 3rd prize at the Brussels International Guitar Competition.
Additionally, Addis participated in several solo recitals in Italy, Germany, Belgium and Serbia. In fact, he performed at the La Cupola theatre in San Teodoro, in Nuoro for the Young Musicians concert season, at the Festival Internazionale in Bosa Antica, and played the solo recital at the Sala Rosa Hotel Villa Las Tronas in Alghero, at the Monferrato Classic Festival, followed by the performances at the Palazzina Liberty in Milan, at the Senato della Repubblica Italiana in Rome, Italian Institute of Culture in Munich, Germany, Theâtre du Vaudeville in Brussels and the Treća beogradska gimnazija in Belgrade.