Nemanja Bogunovic, classical guitarist, composer and arranger was born in Belgrade, Serbia. He started playing the guitar at the age of seven, and gave his first public performance at the age of ten.
He attended music high school “Josip Slavenski” in Belgrade, where he studied guitar with Nada Kondic, and graduated from the Conservatory of Music in Belgrade, where he studied with Vera Ogrizovic.
Nemanja Bogunovic is an artist with very sensitive approach to the guitar . His playing represents a great combination of virtuosity, colorful expression and delicate sound.
Because of his extraordinary musicianship, he has been recognized as “Guitarist of poetic musicality”.
In 2004, HRH Princess Linda Karageorgevich of Serbia appointed him Art Director of the Prince Tomislav Foundation.
Nemanja Bogunovic had the opportunity to study with the Royal Family of classical guitar (Los Romeros) in San Diego; also he attended master classes of many famous guitarists, such as Roland Dyens, Dusan Bogdanovic and David Russell.
Mr. Bogunovic gave recitals throughout the United States and Europe, and also appeared as a soloist with several chamber and symphonic orchestras in USA and Serbia.
His Belgrade debut of Concerto de Aranjuez was graded as “totally remarkable”.
Besides playing, Nemanja Bogunovic writes his own music and makes arrangements for guitar. He wrote his first composition at the age of fourteen. His works have been performed by various artists in Australia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Greece, Hungary, Serbia, United States and Venezuela. He has published a “Book of Romantic Melodies” (transcribed works by Chopin, Debussy, Dvorak, Schubert and Schumann). He also published a CD “Ballad for a princess”, named after his piece dedicated to HRH PrincessElizabeth Karageorgevich of Serbia.
Nemanja is the founder and member of the Belgrade Guitar Quartet. He lives and works in California.