Marco Musso, born in 1992, began studying the guitar at the age of 8. Upon graduating, he enrolled in the studio of Lorenzo Micheli at the Istituto Musicale Pareggiato in the Valle d’Aosta, Italy, where he was awarded his diploma in 2012. Marco is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Music Performance at the Conservatorio della Svizzera italia in Lugano, Switzerland, where he continues to study with Maestro Micheli. Marco is also furthering his refinement at the prestigious “Segovia Guitar Academy” in Pordenone, Italy under the guidance of Paolo Pegoraro and Adriano Del Sal.
Marco has performed in masterclasses and specialized courses for some of the most important guitarists of the present day including Marcin Dylla, Judicael Perroy, Carlo Marchione, Matteo Mela, and Jeffrey McFadden, among others.
Marco Musso in the last few years won several first prize in many national and international competitions.
Marco performs regularly as a soloist as well as a part of the Duo Lemay-Musso with Canadian guitarist Marlène Demers-Lemay.
From 2013 his musical studies have been sponsored by the music association De Sono based in Torino, Italy.
Davide Giovanni Tomasi
Davide Giovanni Tomasi was born in 1991 in Pavia, Italy. He graduated cum laude from the conservatory in Novara with M° Fichtner when he was only 18. In 2011 he won the National Prize Of Arts, which gave him the chance to perform in many Italian cities and at the Institute of Italian Culture in Paris. One year later he was accepted at Chigiana Academy in Siena where he studied with M° Ghiglia and was awarded a Diploma Of Merit. Since then he has won several prizes.
In 2013 he got third prize at Sernancelhe International Guitar Competition (P), first prize at “Ferdinando Carulli” International Guitar Competition in Rome and first prize among all instruments at Premio Fondazione CRT in Ivrea (IT). In 2014 he got second prize at Szeged International Guitar Competition (HU), first prize at XVIII Emilio Pujol International Guitar Competition in Sassari (IT), first prize at 2nd International Guitar Competition in Groznjan (HR), third prize at Forum Gitarre Wien (A), third prize at VII International Guitar Competition “Ruggero Chiesa” in Camogli (IT) and finally first prize at IX Niksic International Guitar Competition. He has played for the Vatican Radio.
He has performed in Italy, France, Germany, Croatia and Montenegro in solo recitals, orchestra concertos and chamber music.
At present he is attending masterclasses with M° Pegoraro and M° Del Sal at the Segovia Guitar Academy in Pordenone.
Daniela Rossi, born in Bahia Blanca, Argentina, took up the guitar aged 6. She won her first of many classical guitar competitions aged just 15, including winning first prize in the prestigious XXXVI Luis Sigall International Music Competition held in Viña del Mar, Chile in 2009.
Some other awards include: First Prize: “IV Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Compensar” (Bogotá, Colombia, 2008),Second Prize and Audience Prize: “XII Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Ciudad de Coria” (Coria, Spain, 2008), Third Prize: “London International Guitar Competition 2012” (London, United Kingdom, 2012),Third Prize: “IV Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Norba Caesarina” (Cáceres, Spain, 2008 & 2009), First Prize: “II Concurso Internacional de Guitarra Santa María de la Armonía” (Argentina, 2004).
Daniela has performed in solo recitals, with small ensembles and with orchestras in concerts across Latin America and Europe. She regularly performs with the Argentinian guitarist Sebastian Pompilio, with whom she recorded the CD “Invierno Porteño”. Daniela studied guitar under the supervision of Eduardo Gonzalez Velasco from 1998 to 2003 at the Conservatory of Bahia Blanca, where she graduated in 2006. Daniela has taken classes with leading figures in the classical guitar world including Graham Devine, Liliana Ardissone, Victor Villadangos, Eduardo Isaac, Aniello Desiderio, Ricardo Gallén, Máximo Pujol, Margarita Escarpa, Ignacio Rodes, Pavel Steidl, Zoran Dukic, Walter Heinze, Pablo Ascúa, Silvina López, Ernesto Mendez, Omar Cyrulnik and Graciela Pomponio.
She currently studies at the Segovia Guitar Academy in Pordenone, Italy with Paolo Pegoraro and Adriano del Sal.
Andrea De Vitis
Andrea De Vitis studied with Leonardo De Angelis at Conservatoire “Morlacchi” of Perugia and graduated with full marks.
After the Conservatory degree, he has enriched his musical education by attending numerous masterclasses with great musicians as Carlo Marchione, Oscar Ghiglia, Arturo Tallini, Pavel Steidl, Ernesto Cordero, Piero Bonaguri, Hugo Gueller. Now he studies with Paolo Pegoraro and Adriano Del Sal at “Segovia Guitar Academy” in Pordenone (Italy).
In the past 3 years he won more than 25 prizes in many international competitions. Among the most important are: first prize at “Budapest International Guitar Competition”, “Forum Gitarre Wien”, “Gargnano” international competition, “Mottola” international competition, “Alirio Diaz” competition”, “Claxica” international competition, Fiuggi Guitar Festival, Festival Valle Ossola; second prize at “Sinaia” international competition; third prize at “Tychy” international guitar competition, “Gorizia” european competition and “Rust” guitar competition.
In 2013 he received the Golden Guitar award for the best up-and-coming guitarist of the year at the 18th International Guitar Convention “Pittaluga” of Alessandria.
Zsombor Sidoo was born in 1997 in Budapest, Hungary. He started his guitar studies at the age of 10 with his teacher László Gulyás. Two years later, Dr. Jozsef Eötvös became his teacher and worked with him for the following three years. Until 2011, Zsombor was a student of the junior section at the Franz Liszt Academy for Music in Budapest. 2012 academic year Melinda Tóth took over management of his music education. Since 2013 he has been studying with Prof. Paolo Pegoraro at pre-study class of Universitat für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz (Austria). In the last years he has given concerts at some of the guitar festivals in Europe (International guitar festival in Szeged, Forum Gitarre Wien).
He has been awarded at various national and international guitar competitions, In the last years he won the first prize at Anna Amailia Wettbewerb für Junge Gitarristen (2013) and at Forum Gitarre Wien (2011).
He has interesting for composing music. He writes not only guitar music, but also chamber and another instrumental pieces.
He won the 3rd prize with his composition (Preludio alla Passacaglia and Fugettha) on the World Guitar Competietion in 2013. Since October of 2014 he is taking composition lessons with Beat Furrer as an external student at Kunstuniversität Graz.