Sirisan Sobhanasiri (Kwan)

Ethnic Asian Guitar
Sirisan is finishing his Master of Music degree at the New Zealand School of Music, under the guidance of Dr Jane Curry and Owen Moriarty. His master’s thesis project is the collaboration with three composers to create a new repertoire on the Thai mandolin tuned guitar. Sirisan began his guitar lessons at the age of 16 with Kookiat Patramaneekan at Eurhythmics Center. He studied with Dr Paul Cesarczyk at College of Music, Mahidol University and completed his Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours in 2017. He also had masterclasses with many great guitarists, namely Roland Dyens, Ögmundur Thor Jóhannesson, Dr Angelo Favis, Dr Robert Trent, Aneillo Desiderio, Sabrina Vlaskalic, Dr Thomas Offerman, Roberto Aussel, and Vladimir Gorbach. Awards - Prize for the best performance of a New Zealand work, 2020 - Best Compulsory Piece (first prize) -Trinity: Music Learning Fest Bangkok (Thailand), 2014 - Second Prize – Thailand Isan Guitar Festival and Competition (Thailand), 2018 - Freemason scholarship - to participate in New Zealand Guitar Summer School, 2020


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