Biography Australian born guitarist Craig Ogden is one of the world’s finest classical guitarists, with a laid back, effortless, naturally brilliant approach to playing guitar. Craig Ogden studied guitar from the age of seven and percussion from the age of thirteen and in 2004 he was honoured by the Royal Northern College of Music with a Fellowship in recognition of his achievements. He is the youngest instrumentalist to have received this award from the RNCM. He regularly appears as soloist and chamber musician at the major London venues including the Queen Elizabeth Hall, Wigmore Hall and the Barbican and collaborates regularly with many of the UK's top artists and ensembles. Craig Ogden is Principal Lecturer in Guitar at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester.