Marco Tamayo, the cuban guitarist with Austrian citizenship, acclaimed as «Il Re della Chitarra» by the Italian News paper L’Stampa, is a winner of major international competitions, performed with well known orchestras and conductors around the globe and is a leading figure on the classical guitar now a days.
Marco Tamayo is Professor at the Mozarteum University of Arts in Salzburg, Prof. at the Landeskonservatorium in Klagenfurt, Guest Professor at the Music Academy in Gdansk, Poland and was a Prof. at the Sydney University in Australia.
His book called «Essential Principles for the performance on the classical guitar» has changed the approach on the instrument and its teaching worldwide.
His students enjoy an international career. Marco Tamayo is artistic director of the Michelle Pittaluga Int. Guitar competition in Alessandria, Italy. He is also a Honor Citizen of the city of Solero and Alessandria, both in Italy. Tamayo plays on a Simon Marty guitar. He is a Savarez artist, and plays on Alliance Blue-Cantiga strings.
Marco Tamayo is Chairman of the Marco Tamayo Edition, publishing house created on 2014 and that has renewed the classical guitar editions up to our days
Anabel Montesinos, the youngest winner (at the age of 17 years old) of the Francisco Tárrega International Guitar Competition in Spain, is a leader figure on the classical guitar worldwide.
Winner of many other major guitar contests like the Michele Pittaluga, Citá di Alessandria, in Italy and the Andrés Segovia in Spain.
Anabel Montesinos has performed concerts across the planet, made her Debut at the Carnegie Hall in the year 2011, performed several times at the Tchaikovsky hall in Moscow, and performed with orchestras like the Philharmonic of Turin-Italy, Philharmonic of Oulu-Finland, Havana Philharmonic -Cuba, Philharmonic of Moscow-Russia, etc.
She has recorded for the label Naxos, and her first CD was chosen as a part of the music program for intercontinental flights by the British Airways. Anabel Montesinos is a Savarez Artist, performs with Cantiga Blue strings and her guitar is a Simon Marty, from Australia. She is also a Honor Citizen of the city of Solero, in Italy.