Andrea Corongiu (1991), is a musician focused on the original repertoire of solo guitar, is professionally trained at Conservatorio Superior de Musica “Rafael Orozco”,Córdoba, Spain, Conservatorio “Umberto Giordano”, Foggia, Italy and KASK Conservatorium, Gent, Belgium.
Andrea studied with Javier Riba and followed various conferences, master-classes and courses in guitar interpretation with Luigi Attademo, Angelo Gilardino, Rafael Aguirre, Jhoann Fostier, composition courses with Francisco Quintero, Luis Moreno and others.
He is now following the Musicare Guitar Courses with Cristiano Porqueddu.
As a soloist he performed original and mono-graphical literature of solo guitar in various festivals between Italy, Spain, France and Belgium and he collaborates with the magazine Quinte Parallele.
He was awarded in various international competition as the International Competition Mediterraneo with the first price, the International Competition Lucia Iurleo with the first price, 25th International Competition Giulio Rospigliosi with the second price, Mirabello in musica Competition with the first price, Euterpe Competition with the second price and the first price at the 29th Young Musician International Competition Città di Barletta.
At the end of 2019 he released “Mediterranean Guitar Sonatas” for the label Da Vinci Classics, with musics of Manén, Martínez Palacios, Castillo and Gilardino, receiving critical acclaims.
Andrea is actually based in Italy where is also teaches and holds courses. He actually plays with a copy of a Santos Hernandez 1924, made by John Ray (2018).