Anton Črnugelj


  • jury

    category III and IV

Anton Crnugelj studied guitar at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana, first with Andrej Grafenauer and later with Tomaž Rajterič. During his studies he had lessons with renowned teachers, such as Istvan Römer, Jordi Codina, Konrad Ragossnig, David Russell and Costas Cotsiolis. As a soloist or a member of various chamber ensembles, he has performed home and abroad (Austria, Croatia, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, Greece and the Netherlands). Already as a student, he was engaged in teaching at different music schools. Additionally, he graduated in electrotechnology from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in Ljubljana.

He has been teaching guitar at the Music School of Črnomelj, the Franc Šturm’s Music School, the Music School of Vrhnika and at the Conservatory of Music and Ballet of Ljubljana. His pupils have performed publicly with great success, giving concerts at music schools around Slovenia, recording radio and television shows and for the archive of the Slovenian national radio, as well as attending international festivals and national and international competitions, where they have received 46 prizes. Anton Črnugelj is the first Slovenian guitar teacher whose pupils have successfully attended the most highly acclaimed competitions in Germany and Austria. In the international competitions in Vienna, Weimar, Velbert, Kutná Hora, Genoa, Gorizia, Belgrade and Ljubljana, his pupils have received 34 prizes in different categories. For his contributions he has been awarded the Škerjanc Diploma for Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Music Education, the highest award given by the Ljubljana Conservatory of Music. Anton Črnugelj has published different articles in music magazines and has organized guest lectures of renowned teachers in Slovenia.

Besides that, he is a member of juries in regional, national and international competitions, as well as a technical advisor for the national competition for young musicians TEMSIG. He is also an artistic director of Guitar week in Postojna.



The Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia / The Belgrade City assembly – Secretariat of Culture / The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia – Department of international, cultural, educational, scientifically, technological and sports cooperation / Tourist organization of Belgrade / Tourist organization of Serbia / SOKOJ

Embassy of the United States of America / Embassy of Spain / Embassy of Portugal / Embassy of Brazil / Embassy of Australia / Embassy of Poland / Embassy of Slovenia / Embassy of Sweden

The Italian Cultural Centre / Institute Cervantes / French Institute / Goethe Institute / Hellenic Cultural Centre

Societe Generale Bank / Erste Bank / Audi – Porsche SCG / Hotel Park / Slavija Hotels / Hotel In / TNT

Garden Centre / Veolia / Hominid Studio / Belmedik / Zbigniew Gnatek / Vasileios Sygletos / Lyra Music / Savarez / D’Addario Music Foundation / Accord Case

RTS, B92, Studio B, Blic, 24 sata, Naxi radio, City magazine, Mondo, Muzika Klasika, BG Info / Sava Centar / Dom omladine Beograda / “Dositej” privatna srednja škola, Beograd