Since Jan 14, 2019
Gian Marco Ciampa
|Genre||Classical - Classical guitar|
|Bio||Gian Marco Ciampa was born in Rome in 1990. After studying with high-calibre teachers
such as Bruno Battisti d’Amario, Fabrizio Verile, Fernando Lepri and Celestino Dionisi,
he graduated with top marks, distinction and Special Mention with M° Arturo Tallini from “Santa Cecilia” Conservatoire in Rome.
Since he was a child he has taken part in and won several music competitions both in
Italy and abroad: “Tokyo International Guitar Competition”[Japan], “Melbourne International Guitar Competition” [Australia], “Budapest International Guitar Competition” [Hungary],"Omis International Guitar Competition"[Croazia], ,”Michele Pittaluga International Guitar Competition”, International Competition “Fernando Sor”[Italy], receiving in recent years also prestigious awards: among others, the first prize at the European Classical Guitar Competition "Enrico Mercatali" (Gorizia, Italy) in 2013 and at the International Competition “Niccolò Paganini” (Parma, Italy) in 2012.
In 2016-2018, Gian Marco performed on Tour for more than 100 concerts in Australia, Japon, Argentina, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, France and Italy.
Especially the Australian Tour has been more than 10 events including concerts and masterclasses that saw the young Roman guitarist performing and giving Masterclass in prestigious avenues like the Glebe Sydney Festival, the Melbourne Conservatorium, Knox Hall of Gosford and Brisbane International Guitar Festival.
In May 2015 he left for China with #CiampaBeijingTour that sees him perform with great success in concert and hold Masterclass at the "Central Conservatory of Music in Beijing," the prestigious "Academy of Opera" of Peking University and the beautiful Auditorium of 'Italian Cultural Institute of the Italian Embassy.
During the summer of 2014 he won a scholarship to attend the prestigious "New York Mannes College" and is engaged in a series of concerts in the USA that led him to perform even for the famous NEW YORK CLASSICAL GUITAR SOCIETY at the Manhattan Theatre in New York.
In the same year he won the third prize in the prestigious "International Competition Michele Pittaluga" and Scientific Committee of the same competition awarded him the prestigious "Golden Guitar" as best young talent.
Since he was very young Gian Marco has played concerts at important venues and festivals all over the world: at the Manhattan Theatre of New York for the “New York City Classical Guitar Society”, at Beijing Auditorium(China), East Hall of Sydney (Australia) “Auditorium Agnelli in Tokyo” (Japan),the Omis International Guitar Festival(Croatia), at the “Sala Sinopoli” of the Auditorium Parco della Musica.
Several important Italian newspapers and magazines (La Repubblica, La Nazione, Il Tempo, Il Corriere Della Sera, Dotguitar, Le Cool etc.) have featured articles and interviews about Gian Marco and his talent.
In 2011 he was selected to take part in the guitar course held by Maestro Oscar Ghiglia at the prestigious Accademia Chigiana in Siena, where he graduated with merit as well as receiving a scholarship as one of the best students.
His performance in front of the highest Italian political authorities at the Quirinale Palace in Rome on the International Holocaust Remembrance Day (27 January 2013) was broadcast live on Italian national television (Rai 3).
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