Andrea Andrian

Born in Pordenone in 1983, in his early years began to study the guitar under the tuition of Maestro Paolo Pegoraro, attending initially the “Pietro Edo” Music School in Pordenone and subsequently the “Centro Chitarristico Francisco Tàrrega”. In 2009 he obtained the Classical Guitar Diploma at the “Jacopo Tomadini” Conservatory of Udine, guided by Maestro Fabio Spruzzola and two years later, at the same institute, the Specialist Degree in Classical Guitar Interpretation (Diploma Specialistico di Secondo Livello Concertistico-Interpretativo).

His broad musical formation is enhanced with a Musicology Degree achieved in 2005 at the University of Udine with a dissertation on the History of the Verdi Theatre of Pordenone; as well as the Masters Degree in Music Composition for Film and Television at the University and Conservatory of Udine completed in 2012. He currently attends the Specialist Degree in Instrumental Pedagogy at the “Agostino Steffani” Conservatory of Castelfranco Veneto.

Amongst the numerous masterclasses and courses in which he has particpated throughout the years, most noteworthy are those held by Stefano Grondona, Pablo Marquez, Pavel Steidl, Carles Trepat and Stefano Viola. His keen interest in chamber music is shown by his constant participation in several music projects including guitar ensembles as well as groups with other instruments.

Both as a soloist and in chamber music formations, he has played in several Italian and European cities such as Rome, Milan, Ljubljana, Koper (Slovenija), Pula (Croatia), Bordeaux (France), and has been appraised in various international competitions.

In the present time he teaches at the Segovia Guitar Academy (in Pordenone) and at the Accademia Musicale Serenissima (in Sacile).

He plays a guitar handcrafted by luthier Luca Waldner.