Andrea Sordano Born in Latina, Italy, in 1996, Andrea first approached music as a child and at aged 13 he enrolled in the composition class of Maestro Alberto Meoli and in the Classical Guitar class of Maestro Giuseppe Gazzelloni. He graduated in both Guitar and Composition in 2018. During his studies he was able to participate in numerous masterclasses of composition with artists such as Giorgio Colombo Taccani, Leo Brouwer, Richard Causton, Vittorio Montalti. As a composer Andrea is active in the field of applied music and absolute music. In 2019 he won the 3rd prize at the “Wolfgang Jacobi” competition in Trossingen, Germany; the 2nd prize at the “Premio Musica Nova” competition in Latina, Italy. His piece Śūnyatā, for windband and piano, has been recently awarded with the “Audience Appreciation Prize” in the Tärkav Vask.ID competition organized by the Estonian Police Wind Orchestra.