Gianfranco Summa (born April 10, 1988) is an Italian musician. Born and raised in Potenza, Italy, he started the study of classical guitar at the age of 12 under the tutelage Bartolo Telesca;
then he was given access to the guitar course at the Music Academy ‘Gesualdo da Venosa’ in Potenza under the guidance of Fabio Fasano. He graduated under the tutelage of Aniello Desiderio.
It is important to remember the role of Saverio Sangregorio, Davide Remigio, Stefano Cucci, Dario Orabona in his education.
He took a masterclass under the direction of Carlo Marchione and Leo Brouwer
He worked as a teacher at the music association ‘Emiolia’, located in Potenza. He regularly performs as soloist, and organizes the guitar festival ‘Ricerche di Stile’, in which the best promises of the six-string world perform.
In 2015 he organized – as music director – the “Festival internazionale di chitarra città di Picerno”, in which international artists from Holland, Japan, Italy, Brazil performed.
During the same year he left for a three-month concert tour in theatres and universities in South America (Brazil, Uruguay, Argentina). He received new calls from Mexico,Toluca (Mexico) 2016 and Tokyo (Japan) 2017 just back from his tour.
He moved to Sydney (Australia) in 2016.