New endorser announcement: Ogmundur Tór Jóhannesson Update Time: 2016-12-28 17:48:21     Author: NUX

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He joined the Nux family and he is going to use our new acoustic ampifier series for his performances and records with his classical guitar.

He graduated in June 2008 from Mozarteum University in Salzburg, Austria. There, under the guidance of Marco Diaz-Tamayo, he finished his Bachelors and Masters Degree with honors.
He took further lessons with Carlo Marchione in Maastricht Conservatory in Holland, and received a second Masters Degree.
He has taken various master courses with Aniello Desiderio, Costas Cotsiolis, Joaquín Clerch, Thomas Müller Pering, Pavel Steidl, Manuel Barrueco and David Russell, amongst others.

He has received various awards and recognitions and become a prizewinner in Tokyo and Bangkok international guitar competitions in November 2011. He has also taught masterclasses in Iceland Academy of Arts, Washington University, Catholic University of Santiago de Chile, Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Xinghai Conservatory in Guangzhou and Tianjin Conservatory.
He is artistic director of the Midnight Sun Guitar Festival in Reykjavik, Iceland, and one of the co- founders of the Global Guitar Institute, as well as one of active core members of the Worldwide Guitar Connections team. He is currently Brand Ambassador of Natasha Guitars also.

He received excellent critics for both of his solo recitals for the Tíbrá Concert Series in Iceland in 2005 and 2008 from mbl.is : “...Ögmundur is an astonishing guitarist”, “...technical security... emotional depth... convincing... with fire... guitarist of great expectation...”