Carlo Fierens, 2011 Artist Diploma in Classical Guitar, recently won two prestigious prizes in his native Italy – a first prize at the “Art Music and Talent” International Competition– being the first guitarist to win the first prize, and the first prize at the “Italian National Prize for the Arts”, an important competition organized by the Ministry of Education. This prize is given to the best music student among all Italian conservatories and schools of music. As a result, next year Carlo will be performing in several cities in Italy and will play a gala concert for the Minister of Education in Rome.

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