Last March Gian Marco Ciampa traveled to Germany for a concert at the Wolfsburg Castle. We happened to pass Wolfsburg on our way to Berlin the next day, so we made a stop there to meet up with this very passionate Italian guitar player.

Get-To-Know: Gian Marco Ciampa
Instrument: Guitar

Gian Marco Ciampa
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 ("Melbourne International Guitar Competition"[Australia], "Omis International Guitar Competition"[Croazia], International Competition "Alirio Diaz",”International Competition “Ferdinando Carulli”, International Competition “Giulio Rospigliosi”), 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, Gian Marco will be on Tour for more than 40 concerts in Australia, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, Croatia and Italy. Visit Gian's website to read his full biography.