Guy Traviss

Great Britain

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    category III and IV

Since graduating from the University of Surrey where he gained both his undergraduate and masters degree, Guy Traviss has led an active career as a performer, teacher, journalist and musicologist.

As a performer, Guy has worked with Sir Peter Maxwell Davies on his work for solo guitar, Hill Runes, which he performed in an event honouring the composer’s 75th birthday. He has also studied with the Welsh composer Stephen Goss, working with him on his Sonata for Guitar. Guy regularly works at international musical festivals and adjudicates at competition throughout Europe.

He is currently Features Editor of Classical Guitar Magazine and is an editor for the International Guitar Foundation, based at London’s Kings Place. In October 2013, Guy will begin a PhD programme with a thesis centred on the music of Nick Drake.



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