Biography

Silvan Aäron de Smit (Amsterdam, 1 september 1993) is a Dutch classical guitarist.

The highlight of 2019's concerts was performing in Het Concertgebouw in Amsterdam. He has performed nationally in theaters such as Muziekgebouw Eindhoven, Theater Ludens, Parkvilla Parktheater.

In 2018 he has been featured on Dutch radio-programs such as NPO Radio 4 Spiegelzaal, NPO Radio 4 program Opium and Concertzender. He has performed during Gitaarfestival Enkhuizen and Gitaarfestival IJmond. In 2016 received the opportunity to be opening concert-act for Gabriel Bianco. From the year 2017 onwards he has also consistently focused on teaching his craft.

He has recently finished his studies at the Conservatory of Amsterdam, where he received lessons from professors: I. Elias, G. Bianco, J. Möller, L. Kennedy, L. Eisenhardt and E. Vaarzon Morel. On July 8th of 2020, Silvan was awarded his Master of Music (MMus) degree from the Conservatory of Amsterdam.