"Ettore is certainly a very accomplished guitarist with an excellent technical sense of style and expression"

M° Dusan Bogdanovic

"... Ettore has the ability to combine elegance, sound and technique, making everything fluid and wonderfully unique, a great promise of the classical guitar ..."

M° Aniello Desiderio

"Scandolera ist ein ausgezeichneter gitarrist"

Akustik Gitarre

"Ettore is a truly fine musician, with very good taste, artistic presence, and interesting ideas"

George Vassilev
Ettore Scandolera

Classical Guitarist

Thanks to his musicality and expressive playing, virtuosity, Ettore Scandolera belongs to the very summit of the next generation of guitarists scene.

Born in Naples in 1997, he started playing classical guitar from the age of seven followed by M° 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 M° Vincenzo Amabile.

In September 2020 he finished his Master in Music Performance with Prof. Dusan Bogdanovic at Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva.

He his currently studying Musicology at Conservatory of Music Giuseppe Martucci in Salerno.

In April 2018 he received a Scholarship from the Swiss Government.

From 2014 to 2018 he was perfecting his play with M° Aniello Desiderio at "Accademia Strata" in Pisa, Italy, where he received scholarship "Borghini" as the best guitarist 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 famous guitar Maestros such as Marcin Dylla, Zoran Dukic, Pavel Steidl, Judicael Perroy, Aniello Desiderio, Dusan Bogdanovic, Sergio and Odair Assad, David Russell, Lukasz Kuropaczewski, Brian Head.

In April 2017 he was selected for the award of the Premio Delle Arti in Lucca, Italy.

In 2019 he published his first CD release: Ettore Scandolera - TANGOS ET DANSES with DotGuitar record label.

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
- Seminifalist - XXVII International Guitar Competition “ Hubert Kappel “ - Koblenz, Germany

Ettore Scandolera plays an instrument built by the English guitar maker Philip Woodfield - Model GCIII with D’Addario EJ46 Strings.

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Address: Via S. Francesco, Marigliano (NA), Italy
Phone: +39 327 0382922



Solo Recital

Sunday, May 13th
Palazzo Blu - Pisa, Italy


Salle de la Bourse - GINEVRA

Monday, April 16th


Valeria Parrella ricorda Anna Maria Ortese
Bach - Sarabanda. Allemanda BWV 1004
Piazzolla - Invierno Porteno
Coste - Le Depart

Friday, March 09th - 5.15 pm
Sala Giunta in Palazzo San Giacomo (NA), Italy



J.S. Bach

BWV 1004 in D Minor, BWV 1012 from Cello Suite No.6

D. Scarlatti

Sonate K32, K149, K322


D. Aguado

Rondò Op. 2 No. 2

M. Giuliani

Rossiniana No. 1 Op. 119, Sonata in C Major Op.15, Variations on a Theme by Haendel

F. Sor

Fantasie Op.30, XX Studies for Guitar, Variations Op.9

F. Schubert

Lieder Arr. Mertz

F. Tarrega

Capricho Arabe, Fantasia on a Themes from “La Traviata”, Preludios

A. Barrios

Preludio in C Minor, La Catedral

N. Coste

Le Depart Op.31


Dusan Bogdanovic


Astor Piazzolla

Cuatros Estaciones Porteñas

M. De Falla

Homenaje a Debussy

M.M. Ponce

Variations on Folia de Espana et Fugue, Sonata No. III

M. Castelnuovo-Tedesco

Tarantella, Capriccio Diabolico, Caprichos XX,XIV from Caprichos de Goya Op.195

H. Villa-Lobos

Cinq Preludes, 12 Studies for Guitar

A. Tansman

Variations on a Theme by Scriabin

B. Britten

Nocturnal after John Dowland Op.70

A. Piazzolla

Invierno Porteno from 4 Season


M.M. Ponce

Concierto del Sur


Concierto de Aranjuez, Fantasia para un Gentilhombre



Tangos et danses

7 tracks, 51 min.


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