Giulia Ballaré

Giulia Ballaré (1987, Novara) now is considered one of the most promising soloists of her generation. 

She starts guitar at nine years old and she graduated in 2012 with a maximum score from the conservatory in Novara with M° Guido Fichtner. She attended masterclasses with the most important figures of the classical guitar, like Oscar Ghiglia, David Russell, Pavel Steidl, Paolo Pegoraro, Marcin Dylla, Judicael Perroy, Aniello Desiderio, Adriano Del Sal.  

When she was 20 years old, after Erasmus’s experience in Spain, she devotes everything for the guitar; in 6 years (2013/2018) she has won more than 30 prizes in international competitions among them, first prize: Andrès Segovia (Linares, 2018), Ciudad de Coria (Spain, 2017), Forum Gitarre Wien (Austria, 2016), Mottola (Italy, 2013); second prize: J. Tomàs-Petrer - 1st not awarded - (Spain, 2018), Enrico Mercatali (Gorizia, 2017/8), Thessaloniki Guitar Competition (Grece, 2017) Mertz Competition, (Bratislava, 2016), Montenegro International Competition, (Podgorica, 2016); third prize: M. Pittaluga International Competition (Alessandria, 2017), A. Frauchi International Competition (Moscow, 2017),  J. Tomàs-Petrer (Spain, 2017), Sevilla (Spain, 2017), Emilio Pujol Concorso Internazionale (Italy,  2017).

She is regularly invited to play all over the world in prestigious venues.

In 2013 she released her first album with the label dotGuitar titled "Lyrically Spain”, in 2019 the “Untuned Guitar” with the Spanish label JSM records; she is a D’Addario and Tonebase Artist and plays on a Thomas Humprhey’s guitar.