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Damiano Fineschi was born in 1990 in Siena, Italy, and started to play the guitar at the age of ten years under the guidance of the teacher Marco Andreozzi. In 2012 he graduated from the Conservatory of Music in Siena, the Istituto Superiore di Studi Musicali "R. Franci", with full marks cum laude, studying in the class of Duccio Bianchi. He was also pleased to receive in 2010 the "Vittorio Baglioni" scholarship from the ISSM "R. Franci" as the best young student of the institution for that year.

 

In 2015 he accomplished the Master's Degree in Music Performance at the Conservatory of Music in Maastricht (NL), following the renowned guitarist and pedagogue Carlo Marchione.

 

He was admitted in 2009, 2010, 2012 and 2016 to the prestigious Chigiana Academy of Music in Siena, in the guitar and chamber music class of the Maestro Oscar Ghiglia (former student of Andrés Segovia), where he was selected to play during the final recitals, and also obtained Merit Diplomas.

 

He has further enriched his musical artistic background through the participation in 2010 to the music festival "Le Altre Note" in Bormio, Italy, and to the annual guitar course at the Music School in Sesto Fiorentino (Florence, Italy), with Luigi Attademo, during years 2011 and 2012. He has also attended numerous guitar masterclasses and courses with prominent teachers and artists such as Leo Brouwer, Lorenzo Micheli, Fabio Zanon, Eliot Fisk, Judicaël Perroy , Enno Voorhorst, Frank Bungarten, Andrea Dieci, Letizia Guerra, and Alberto Mesirca.

   

Since 2003, he has won numerous competitive awards in Italy, including:

- First Prize and Merit Diploma in youth category at "SuoniNuovi" competition in 2003,
- Second Prize at "Glenn Gould" competition in 2005,
- Second Prize at "Carlo Mosso'' competition in 2008,
- First Prize at "Giulio Regondi" competition in 2009,
- Second Prize at "Riviera Etrusca" competition in 2010,
- First Prize in youth category at "Rospigliosi" competition in 2011,
- Second Prize in the same competition in Senior's category in 2013

As a performer, he is often invited for concerts as soloist, in chamber music formations and as a soloist with an orchestra.

 

Damiano Fineschi currently plays a guitar made by the luthier Luigi Locatto.

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Here you can find a list of repertoire that I have been studying lately and performing for recents concerts. Please use the contact form to get in contact with me for any further detail and arrangement.
  

Music for your important moments

I find classical guitar's sound and music particularly suitable for intimate occasions. I would be glad to come to play and set up a unique enjoyful atmosphere with selected guitar solo background music. Could be during a wedding, a baptism, an intimate gathering, a presentation or any similar occurrences. I would be glad to discuss more with you all the details about it and send you some example of music recordings. Contact me here.
  

Private Guitar Lessons

Aside from performing music, I feel naturally devoted to teaching guitar, sharing my enthusiasm and what I have learnt so far. Through my experience I have taught, both privately and in music schools, to a range of students from age 5 to about 65 years old, providing music education from a very basic level, taking in consideration personal needs so to tailor didactic programs until advanced level requirements. (e. g. preparing and coaching students for entrance exams and step exams in Conservatories of Music or step exams in private music schools).
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