Ana Vidovic, Croatia (Cleveland Debut) Ana Vidovic is an extraordinary talent of formidable gifts taking her place amongst the elite musicians of the world today. She has won an impressive number of prizes and international competitions. These include first prizes in the Albert Augustine International Competition (England), the Fernando Sor Competition (Italy), and the Francisco Tarrega competition (Spain).

Other top prizes include the Eurovision Competition for Young Artists, the Mauro Giuliani Competition (Italy), the Printemps de la Guitare (Belgium), and the Young Concert Artists International Auditions (New York).

Equally impressive is the fact that she has already recorded five CDs, one of them for the Naxos label,and that she has already concertized in some twenty countries throughout the world. She has performed in cities such as London, Paris, Vienna, Salzburg, Rome, Budapest, Warsaw, Tel Aviv, Oslo, Copenhagen, Toronto, Baltimore, San Francisco, Houston, Austin, Dallas and St.Louis.

In her native Croatia she has performed with the Zagreb Soloists and the Zagreb Philharmonic Orchestra and with Symphony Orchestra of the Croatian Radio and Television,as well as having been featured in three television documentaries by the eminent Croatian film director Petar Krelja.

Ana Vidovic began playing the guitar at the early age of five and at thirteen she was the youngest student ever to enter the Musical Academy in Zagreb,where she studied with Professor Istvan Romer. Currently she is attending the Peabody Conservatory of Music in Baltimore, MD, where she is further refining her remarkable gifts under the tutelage of world renown guitarist Manuel Barrueco.

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