Marco Del Greco, winner of the Tokyo International Guitar Competition, is regarded as one of the most important classical guitar player of his generation. Born in Rome (Italy) in 1982, he received his musical training in the class of Carlo Carfagna at the Conservatorio “S. Cecilia” in Rome, where graduated with “menzione d’onore”. He has subsequently post-graduated with a Master’s Degree in concert performance with highest honours at the prestigious Hochschule für Musik of the Basel Music Academy, Switzerland, under the lead of Stephan Schmidt.
He won numerous first prizes in international guitar competitions: at the 53rd Tokyo International Guitar Competition, Alirio Díaz and Nicola Fago in Taranto and Città di Lodi, a second prize at the Mauro Giuliani Competition, a third prize at the Miami International Guitar Competition and many others. He has performed in concert halls all around the world, including Auditorio Nacional de Música in Madrid, Bunka Kaikan, Nikkei Hall and Yamaha Hall Ginza in Tokyo, National Center for Performing Arts in Beijing, Grosser Saal Basel, Auditorium Conciliazione and Drama Theatre Kaliningrad. Marco Del Greco is currently guitar professor at the Conservatorio “Fausto Torrefranca” in Vibo Valentia (Italy) and Artistic Director of the Rome Guitar Festival.