Guitarist Ana Vidovic, though barely twenty three years of age, has already won an
impressive number of prizes and international competitions all over the world. Those include first prizes in the Albert Augustine
International Competition in Bath, England, the Fernando Sor competition in Rome, Italy and the Francisco Tarrega competition in
Benicasim, Spain. Other top prizes include the Eurovision Competition for Young Artists, the Mauro Giuliani competition in
Italy, the Printemps de la Guitare in Belgium, and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in New York. In 2003, she won the
Barnett Family Foundation Guitar Competition in Chicago.
Equally impressive is the fact that she has already recorded five CDs, one of them for the Naxos label, and that she has concertized in
some twenty countries. She has performed in London, Paris, Vienna, Salzburg, Rome, Budapest, Warsaw,Tel Aviv, Oslo, Copenhagen,
Toronto, Baltimore, San Francisco, Houston, Austin, Dallas and St.Louis.
In her native Croatia, she has performed with the Zagreb Soloists and the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra and with the Symphony Orchestra of Croatian
Radio and Television, as well as appearing in three television documentaries by the eminent Croatian film director Petar Krelja.
Ana began playing the guitar at the age of five and at thirteen she was the youngest student ever to enter the Musical Academy in Zagreb,
where she studied with Professor Istvan Romer. Currently she is attending the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore,MD, where
she is further refining her remarkable gifts under the tutelage of world renowned guitarist Manuel Barrueco.
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