Ettore Scandolera (Naples, 1997) started playing classical guitar from the age of seven followed by Maestro Roberto de Martino. In 2018 he graduated cum laude and distinction at the San Pietro a Majella Music Conservatory in Naples in the class of Maestro Vincenzo Amabile.
He is currently studing for his Master degree with Dusan Bogdanovic at the Haute école de Musique in Geneva.
In April 2018 he recived a Scholarship from the Swiss Government.
From 2015 to 2018 he was a student of Maestro Aniello Desiderio attending from November 2017 the course of High Specialization held by Maestro Aniello Desiderio at the Strata Academy of Pisa receiving the "Borghini" Scholarship as the best student of the Course.
From 2014 to 2016 he has collaborated as an artist at the "VivaVerdi Multikulti di Matera" and at the "Matera 2.0 Barocco Ensemble".
He attended various Masterclasses in Italy and abroad with the Masters Marcin Dylla, Zoran Dukic, Pavel Steidl, Judicael Perroy, Aniello Desiderio, Dusan Bogdanovic.
In April 2017 he was selected for the award of the Premio Delle Arti, established by M.I.U.R.
He holds concerts in: Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Portugal, Germany, Turkey.
Since the early years of his studies he has won prizes in National and International Competitions:
- First Prize - XVI "Niccolò Paganini" Competition - Italy
- First Prize - XXIII "Giulio Rospigliosi" Competition - Italy
- First Prize - III Amarante International Guitar Festival and Competition - Portugal
- First Prize - III "EduGuitar Program" Competition - Italy
- Finalist Award - XX International Competition "Josè Tomas" Petrer - Spain
Ettore plays an instrument built by the English guitar maker Philip Woodfield with Savarez Alliance Red strings.