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Italian Guitarist, Simone graduated at Conservatory of Music "G. Verdi" of Milan obtaining the Bachelor of Music (Summa cum Laude), and the Master of Music (Summa Cum Laude and Special Mention). In summer 2017 he attended the Summer School of Accademia Chigiana in Siena, with Oscar Ghiglia and obtained the prestigious Certificate Of Merit. He has been studying for years with A. Dieci and B. Giuffredi. He is now attending the courses of P. Pegoraro and Adriano Del Sal at the Segovia Guitar Academy in Pordenone.
He won important prizes in International competitions as a soloist, among the others we remind: Guimaraes Guitar Competition (Portugal), becoming an Eurostrings Artist, Mottola Festival International Competition, Sanremo International Guitar Competition, Brussels International Competition, University of Boulder Guitar Compertition in Colorado (USA), Gargnano International Competition, Valle dei Laghi Guitar Competition, Borguitar Festival Competition, Moncalieri National Competition, Rospigliosi Guitar Competition, Claxica Guitar Competition, Corrado Alba International Competition in Rome. He also won twice the prestigious “Restelli prize” for plucked string instruments and "Rancati prize" for chamber music at Conservatory of Milan.
He played as a Soloist with “Orchestra Sinfonica di Sanremo” and worked as guitarist for the film “The Circus” at Teatro Dal Verme under the batoon of H. Imig. He also played in the opera “Don Pasquale” with “I Pomeriggi Musicali”.
In December 2017 he held a masterclass at the Conservatory of Novara.
In 2017 his CD “Simmetrie e Contrasti nel Novecento” was published by Dotguitar.