Silvio Bilić

Silvio Bilić started playing guitar at the age of eight in the small town of Omiš with Neno Munitić. In 2017, he enrolled at the Arts Academy of Split where he studied with Maroje Brčić. He has been active in guitar competitions since 2008. He has won 20 first prizes as a soloist and 12 first prizes as a member of chamber ensembles, at many national and international competitions such as the International Competition for Young Guitarists ‘Andrés Segovia’ in Velbert, Germany, the Montenegro Guitar Competition, the Concorso Internazionale di Chitarra Classica ‘Enrico Mercatali’ in Gorizia, Italy, and the Omiš Guitar Fest and Poreč Fest in Croatia. In 2014, 2017 and 2019, he won the award ‘Oscar of Knowledge’ from the Croatian Ministry of Science, Education and Sports for winning the First Prize at the National Competition both as a soloist and as a member of chamber ensembles. He has participated in masterclasses with Hubert Käppel, Carlo Marchione, Aniello Desiderio, Pavel Steidl, Łukasz Kuropaczewski, Goran Krivokapić and Darko Petrinjak. He often works in collaboration with well-known Croatian actors at various cultural events.