Nemanja Ostojic


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 "...from the first note, one knows the music is coming from an artist at the top of his game."

As a winner of 16 international competitions, Nemanja Ostojić has already appeared as soloist in 19 countries.  He has performed with orchestras like Ankara’s Bilkent Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic, Allentown Symphony, St. George Strings, and closely worked with conductors like Leo Brouwer, Joanne Falletta, Dianne Wittry, Bujor Hoinic, etc.  His discography includes the debut album “First Born” which has received the rave reviews from the Guitar Foundation of America, as well as the “Seichorde”, the leading Italian magazine for classical guitar. In 2007, the Italian label “La Guitarra” published DVD of Nemanja’s live concert in Milan’s Palazzina Liberty.

Nemanja was selected to substitute for the Grammy Award-winning guitarist John Williams, performing Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with the legendary Unesco’s Ambassador Leo Brouwer and the Greek Athens Camerata orchestra at the 5th GuitarArt Festival in Belgrade.

His top prize competition wins include: Nicolo Paganini Competition in Parma, Italy; Anna Amalia in Weimar, Germany; South West International Guitar Competition, San Antonio, TX; Texas Guitar Competition, Dallas, TX; Schadt String Competition, Allentown, PA; Wilson Center Guitar Competition, WI; Tokyo Guitar Competition; Joanna Falletta Guitar Concerto Competition, Buffalo, NY, etc.

Nemanja Ostojić is a graduate of University of Belgrade, Serbia, where he worked with prof. Srđan Tošić, as well as Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, where he studied with Ernesto Bitetti and lutenist Nigel North.

Nemanja is currently the Director of Graduate Studies at Franklin College, in Indiana. He also serves at the Associate Adjunct Professor of Guitar at the University of Indianapolis, Indiana, where he will host the world-famous GFA (Guitar Foundation of America) convention, in June 2020.


Nemanja Ostojić plays Federico Moreno-Torroba (1891-1982) From Sonatina in A, III mov- Allegro

Nemanja Ostojić: Francisco Tárrega - Gran Vals