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Alessandro Benedettelli - Biography

Alessandro Benedettelli started studying classical guitar when he was 8 years old, in 1994 .
He gave his first solo recital at the age of 14, with a programme that run from Eighteenth Century music to Contemporary music.
Under the direction of M.° Fabio Montomoli since 1998, he achieved the Diploma in classical guitar in 2004, as external candidate,  with full marks "cum lode" at " Pietro Mascagni" Institute of Livorno. Only two days before, he gave his official debut concert at the 9° International classical guitar Convention at Alessandria.
In 2007 he achieved the Degree in "Discipline Musicali" at the Conservatory of music of Vicenza with full marks in the class of M° Stefano Grondona.
He attended  specialization courses with maestros M. Battisti D’Amario, Paolo Pegoraro, Matteo Mela, J. T. Kreusch, Alirio Diaz, G. Fierens, G. Bandini and, at the Chigiana  Academy of  Siena, with Eliot Fisk and Oscar Ghiglia.
He already has on his credit many concerts, both as soloist in many Italian’s countries and in some chamber groups, besides collaborating steadily both with  “Quartetto a corde” of  Istituto Comunale Musicale of Grosseto, the guitar duo with M° Alessandro Nobili and the duos with M° T. Angelini (violin) and N° G. Vai (clarinet) and with Blue Note Orchestra (a “symphonic-rock” orchestra, in which he play electric guitar and do some of the original musical arrangements), showing off great ability both in classical and in modern repertory.
He took part to national and international contests since 1999, being awarded absolute first prizes at Grosseto, Campi Bisenzio, Castelfidardo and at “Riviera Etrusca” contest and he received “Leo Brouwer Prize” at the XXIII° Certamen A. Segovia in La Herradura (Granada, Spain) in 2007.

He won second prize in 2008 in "Ebe Cazzaniga Ansalone" competition and international guitar competition "Ruggero Chiesa" in Camogli.

He is a blogger in the blog: www.chitarrablog.it

Beetween 2008 and 2009 he composed with his brother Daniele a soundtrack for a short movie ("Il Pittore" by Benjamin Maier) and soundtracks for two tv spot ("The Museum" directed by A. Marini and "Antidoping Sport UISP spot" directed by M. Petrini).

In 2008 with Daniele Benedettelli written and realized their rock opera "Orpheus".

From 2007 he teaches classical guitar at "Accademia Musicale G. B. Viotti" in Grosseto.

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