Described as a composer of masterful craft with a genuine clarity and purity of vision (Guitar Review), Dušan Bogdanović has developed a personal synthesis of contemporary classical, jazz and world music. His work numbers over two hundred published compositions, including a variety of commissions for solo guitar, chamber ensembles, orchestra and multimedia, as well as numerous CD recordings. Early in his career, he received the only First Prize at the Geneva Competition and gave a highly acclaimed debut recital at Carnegie Hall in 1977.
Dušan’s theoretical work includes Polyrhythmic and Polymetric Studies, Counterpoint for Guitar and Harmony for Classical Guitar published by Edizione Curci, as well as Tradition and Synthesis published by Doberman/Production d’Oz. After having taught at the Belgrade Academy and at the San Francisco Conservatory, Dušan was engaged by the Haute école de musique de Genève from 2007 to 2020.