Nejc Kuhar

Nejc Kuhar finished his Masters's degree in guitar at Vienna University of Music and Performing Arts with prof. Alvaro Pierri, as well as his Masters's degree in Composition. He is currently pursuing his Music Research Ph.D. at Surrey University with prof. Steve Goss.

His music has been performed by himself and/or other musicians in various venues, including Musikverein and Konzerthaus in Vienna, Washington National Gallery of Art, Rachmaninov Hall of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Slovene Philharmonic Hall, etc.

Kuhar’s works have also been published by the renowned publishing houses, such as Les Production d’OZ/Doberman-Yppan (Canada), Trekel (Germany), and Berben (Italy).

Nejc is regularly performing solo concerts, in duo Eminent Duo with violinist Moeko Sugiura, teaching master classes, giving lectures, as well as being a member of juries on various international guitar festivals.

In 2019 he was appointed Associate Professor for guitar and contemporary music at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna, and in 2018 Guitar Professor at Joseph Haydn Conservatory in Eisenstadt. Besides his activities as a guitarist, composer, and teacher, he is also an active lecturer, giving lectures about composing for guitar on various European and USA Universities, such as The Juilliard School, Curtis Institute of Music, Manhattan School of Music, Vienna and Frankfurt Universities, etc.