Alberto Morelli
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Alberto Morelli was born in Buenos Aires Argentina. He began his guitar studies with José Cavallo, and then he did advanced studies with Horacio Ceballos.

He participated in the Third and Fourth International Guitar Seminar by Abel Carlevaro.

He took classes with very well known international masters of the instrument, and continued his studies with lute, vihuela and harpsichord Renaissance and Baroque music, doing the same with music avant-garden art.

Alberto Morelli studied harmony, counterpoint, composition and musical analysis with the Composer Oscar Mora.

As a solo artist he travelled around the word doing numerous tours and played concerts in important theaters in America and Europe. His performances had excellent critics from the press. In the Colon Theater in Buenos Aires, he did concerts in 1986, 1990 and 1995. In 2002, 2003, 2008, 2011 and 2012, Morelli participated in the International Guitar World.

In addition, he placed with major symphony orchestras in Argentina and abroad, playing the Concierto de Aranjuez, Fantasia para un Gentilhombre, Concierto para laud y cuerdas de Antonio Vivaldi, among other works.

He was awarded several times by various cultural organizations.

He was appointed as a member of the jury (as a specialist in classical guitar) in the First and Second Biennial Federal Award, which was organized by the Federal Council of Investments of Buenos Aires. He also participated as a juror in numerous regional and national competitions.

Alberto Morelli has made many arrangements for guitar that were interpreted and recorded by prestigious guitarists. He gave lectures and Master Classes in various music education centers and universities in the country and abroad. He was charge of the radio program "The guitar and guitarists" in Radio Central Patagonia.

His repertoire includes different musical styles: Renaissance, Baroque, Classicism, Romanticism, Contemporary music, Latin American, Argentina and Universal Music.

He has recorded three albums including Bach, Astor Piazzolla, Leo Brower, Jones, Tarrega, Villa-Lobos, A. Barrios, Isaac Albeniz, A. Lauro, J. Domeniconi, J. Falú, among others.

Now he teaches at the Higher Art Institute of Teacher Training No. 806 of Comodoro Rivadavia. He also gives technical assistance to guitar teachers and advanced students sponsored by the Ministry of Culture of the same city, and at the Teacher Training Institute of Art  N º 805 of the city of Trelew.

Silvia Morelli
Traductora pública de inglés
Universidad de Buenos Aires

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