Emanuele Buono most recently winner of the Michele Pittaluga Competition will present his U.S. debut in the D’Addario Performance Series at Carnegie’s Weill Hall April 24, 2014. Emanuelle was born in Turin in 1987 and as a very young boy he began to study classical guitar. At the age of nine, he entered the Conservatorio “G. Verdi” in Milan, attending the lessons of masters Paolo Paolini, Maria Vittoria Jedlowski and Paolo Cherici.
In 2005, when he was only eighteen, he obtained a first class degree with honors and began his study at the Accademia “Francisco Tarrega” in Pordenone, with masters Stefano Viola and Paolo Pegoraro, receiving the Three Years Perfecting Diploma with the highest evaluation. Emanuele’s education continued at the Accademia Chigiana courses in Siena, held by Oscar Ghiglia, achieving a certificate in merit and a study grant.
Emanuele has won first prize in prestigious international competitions:
Gargnano Internacional Competition (Italy, 2008)
“Ruggero Chiesa” International Competition of Camogli (Italy, 2008)
Split International Competition (Croatia, 2009)
Gold medalist at the prestigious “Parkening International Competition” (Malibu, USA, 2009)
“Fernando Sor” International Competition of Rome (Italy, 2010)
“Città di Seveso” International Competition (Italy, 2010)
“Agustín Barrios” International Competition of Nuoro (Italy, 2012)
“Gredos San Diego” International Competition of Madrid (Spain, 2013)
The prestigious “Maurizio Biasini” International Competition of Basel (Switzerland, 2013)
The well know “Michele Pittaluga” International Competition of Alessandria (Italy, 2013), the only guitar competition member of the prestigious world federation of international music competitions (WFIMC) based in Geneva.