Ludovica Rana is 22 years old; she began studying music at the age of 4 under the guidance of her parents, both musicians, and, despite her young age, she has already established herself in prestigious competitions such as the 30th Rassegna Nazionale d'Archi "Mario Benvenuti" in Vittorio Veneto in 2010, receiving a scholarship, the Prize "The Note Zagreb" at the 9th International Competition for Young Cellists "Antonio Janigro" in Croatia in 2012; in 2016 she was awarded the First Prize at the International Music Competition 'Vienna' Grand Prize Virtuoso and the "Young Virtuoso Award" at the 1st Manhattan International Music Competition in New York. She received a special mention at the Arts Award of MIUR (Ministry of University and Research) in September 2012. Ludovica has also won several national competitions such as "Euterpe" in Corato, "City of Casamassima", "Land Award of Imperials" in Francavilla, "Rosa Ponselle" in Matera. In May 2014, Ludovica won the 1st prize of the Special Section of the "Premio Francesco Geminiani" receiving on loan the cello of Maestro Giovanni Lazzaro (Padua 2011) called "Furibondo". In June of the same year, Ludovica graduated with honors at the Istituto Musicale "Giovanni Paisiello" in Taranto (in the class of Maestro Andrea Agostinelli). She attended the Pavia Cello Academy and obtained a master’s Degree in Music Performance at the Swiss Italian Conservatory in Lugano under the guidance of Maestro Enrico Dindo. She is currently attending the Courses of Specialization in Cello with Maestro Giovanni Sollima and in Chamber Music with Maestro Carlo Fabiano at the Accademia di Santa Cecilia in Rome, and at the Menuhin Academy in Rolle under the guidance of Maestro Pablo de Navèran. Since 2018 she has been supported by the Cultural Association Musica con le Ali, performing at the “Musica a Villa Durio (Varallo)” season. She plays a Claude - Augustin Miremont cello dated 1870.