Nelly von Alven (*1990) is a multi-award winning guitarist from Germany with a wide field of activities. As the winner of the RCM Guitar competition 2016 and an award holder of the Musician’s Company London, Nelly performs regulary on stage as a solist and chamber musician at national and international festivals and concert series. Besides, she is teaching and doing outreaches in schools as well. In 2015, she recorded her debut CD Canto spirituoso, which includes own compositions as well. In March 2017, she performed Rodrigo’s “Concierto de Aranjuez” with the FSO Bielefeld in Germany as well as the UK Premiere of Germaine Tailleferre’s “Concerto for two Guitars“ together with her duo partner Luiz Mantovani with whom she founded the NOVA Guitar Duo in 2016. They already performed at the International London Guitar Festival. Upcoming concerts for 2017 will include a concert at Wigmore Hall and the Buxton Festival as well as solo performances at the festival “Young Virtuosi 2017” in Toulouse.