Prof. Dr. Thomas Offermann counts today as one of the internationally most regarded guitar pedagogues in Europe and further afield. He has toured in over 40 counties worldwide and participated at the most prestigious Guitar Festivals. 8 internationally appraised CD recordings provide a worthy documentation to the quality of his work. As Professor he currently teaches an International Master class at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater Rostock; he is Artistic Director of the International Guitar Academy Berlin. His latest publication „Moderne Gitarrentechnik“ has been released by Schott/Mainz. As a lecturer he has appeared at prestigious institutions, guitar festivals and universities across the world, winning acclaim from both participants and peers alike. Composers such as René Eespere, Marco de Biasi, Carlo Domeniconi and Benjamin Verdery wrote works for Guitar Ensembles for him. Since 2010 Thomas Offermann is the D’Addario’s European Classical Guitar Representative.