Acoustic guitar artist Roberto Dalla Vecchia draws deeply from his personal homeland to craft his melodic folk-bluegrass tunes.
Based in Italy, Dalla Vecchia performs regularly at concerts and festivals and teaches workshops throughout Europe.
He is the winner of Acoustic Guitar Magazine's 2003 Homegrown CD Award.
Let his signature flatpick style guide you through an original and exciting repertoire of new standards for acoustic guitar. The Vicenza, Italy-based artist learned classical piano as a child, but later embraced the guitar thanks to the meeting with flatpicking guitar guru Beppe Gambetta.
Dalla Vecchia maintains a busy solo performance schedule at various venues throughout Europe. He toured nationally and internationally, performing at the Guitar Summit (Philadelphia, USA), European World of Bluegrass (Barneveld, The Netherlands), SBMA Winter Bluegrass Festival (Brugg, Switzerland), Goldegger Blues & Folk Tage (Austria, Goldegg), Soave Guitar Festival (Verona, Italy), Acoustic Guitar International Meeting (Sarzana, Italy), Country & Bluegrass Music Festival (Vicenza, Italy) among others.
In addition to performing at concerts, festivals, community events, Dalla Vecchia runs his own Acoustic Guitar Workshop
in Italy each year and teaches guitar workshops in Europe.Dalla Vecchia makes his own mark with Open Spaces
, an ambitious, richly textured collection of compositions, some solo, others with a band.
His second solo CD Sit Back
, has been released in 2002. Fingerpicking.net Records released his new CD Grateful
in 2006. It contains a number of Roberto original tunes increased by Gambetta's innovative soundscapes. The album features Dalla Vecchia's powerful acoustic guitar, and showcases some of his finest guitar work to date.
His guitar work is also featured on various compilation CDs, European World of Bluegrass 1999 and 2001 (SCR Productions), Flatpicking 2003 (FGM Records), among others. Now plans are in the works for further recordings.Dalla Vecchia's playing stands out as melodically inspired and meaningfully focused. His flair for the melody is strongly evident in his compositions, many of which are singable and memorable.