Category: Arts & Culture Country: United States of America
The extraordinarily talented Ana Vidovic hails from the town of Karlovac near Zagreb. She began playing guitar at the age of five and began performing publicly at the age of seven. Performing internationally at the age of 11, by her 13th year she became the youngest student to attend the prestigious National Music Academy in Zagreb, studying with prof. Istvan Romer. Her talent and growing reputation lead to an invitation to study with Manuel Barrueco at the Peabody Conservatory where she graduated in 2005. She has given more than 1000 public performances winning her an impressive number of international awards including: first place at the Albert Augustine International Competition in Bath, England, the Fernando Sor competition in Rome, Italy and the Francisco Tarrega Competition in Beni- casim, Spain. Other top placements include the Eurovision Competition for Young Asrtists, Maurio Giuliani Competition in Italy, Printemps de la Guitare in Belgium and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions in NYC, USA. In Croatia, Ana has performed with the Zagreb Soloists, the Zagreb Philha monic Orchestra and with the Croatian Radio & Television Symphony Orchestra. Ana was featured in three TV documentaries by the preeminent Croatian film director Petar Krelja.