Professional training concert activity competitions and contests, record, production, reviews.

Professional training
Fabio Federico is born in Rossano on October 8 1974. At the age of 20 he qualified from the “Stanislao Giacomo Antonio” Music Academy of Cosenza.
He attended courses specialising in the guitar repertoire of the 19th and 20th. Centuries held by illustrious exponents of worldwide fame such as: Angelo Gilardino, Tilman Hoppstock, Maurizio Colonna and Luigi Biscaldi.
In 1998 he graduated with distinction from the International Academy of Higher Specialisation “Lorenzo Perosi” of Biella, tutored by the guitar player/composer Angelo Gilardino.
In June of 2013 he received his Master’s Degree of Music at the Conservatory of Avellino in as a soloist under the direction of Maestro Lucio Matarazzo.

Concert activity and Competitions/Contests
He began concert activity at the age of 9. He was guest in numerous television programmes and he recorded some soundtracks for fiction TV. He proposed 19th and 20th Italian composers’ works in live radio broadcasts all over the world investigating and renovating the guitar repertoire. Now, he is playing and giving lectures in different countries such as Germany, Poland, Australia, United States, Guatemala, Venezuela, Hong Kong, China, Canada, Denmark and Sweden. He is also taking part in important Italian concert seasons with great approval of the critics and popular success.
He has won numerous prizes in national and international contest for guitar, including the Benvenuto Terzi of Clusone (Bergamo), the International Guitar Contest of Lagonegro, the XIII National Contest City of Parma, the XIV International Contest Nicola Fago of Taranto, the International Contest Emilio Pujol of Sassari, the National Contest City of Castelfidardo

Record production
In 2005 he began his record production with the CD “Estudios” ( Ethnoworld c 2005) now available Reviews. He recorded in exclusive the whole repertoire of Romantic composer Giulio Regondi for “Sei Corde” magazine and “Suonare” Records. He recorded a “ 800 guitar vol.1” for dot Guitar Magazine.


..He is Guitarists of guitarist
Business Today, USA
…He has an ease and command over the guitar that allows the audience to fall in to a haven that was once meant only for kings. This is Fabio Federico
Quarter Bound Press, USA
…One of the most interesting virtuous on the new national guitar scene.
Guitar Club
…He is gifted instrumentalist, excellent technique and great self-confidence in public: sound, mental clarity, memory, presence make him a concert player who always gives the exact impression of knowing what he wants to do with the music he plays, and knowing how to do it with precision and nonchalance…
Angelo Gilardino
……the Calabrian guitarist demonstrates an extremely qualified mastership leading to virtuosismo, typical of this interpretation of the 19th . century…
…in the studies of Gilardino the technical exuberance of the Calabrian musician takes pride of place and gives back to the text its expressive strength/force…
Sei Corde