Campbell Diamond is an internationally award winning classical guitarist from Canberra, Australia and is currently based in Linz, Austria, having recently been appointed as Professor of Guitar at the Anton Bruckner University of Music.
He is a prize winner in over 30 international music competitions worldwide, and is widely regarded as one of the leading guitarists of the younger generation.
He completed his Bachelor degree (First Class Honours) in Germany, with Hubert Käppel at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln in 2019, and continued his study with Judicael Perroy at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva. Prior to his move to Europe, he studied with both Timothy Kain and Minh Le Hoang at the ANU School of Music in Canberra. He began studying the classical guitar at the late age of 17.
He has performed and given masterclasses in over 25 different countries, and at many of the worlds most prestigious guitar festivals and concert series, including Koblenz International Guitar Festival, Iserlohn International Guitar Festival, Cultura Artistica - Sao Paulo, Berlin International Guitar Festival, Paris International Guitar Festival, GuitarArt Festival Belgrade, Melbourne International Guitar Festival, and many more.
In May 2018, Campbell released his debut CD “Prelude” with the German label Aurea Vox. It received critical acclaim, dubbed “the best debut CD I have ever heard…” by Akustik Gitarre Magazin (Germany).
In the upcoming year Campbell has concert engagements in prestigious concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Vienna Konzerthaus as a soloist and at the Melbourne Recital Centre in Collaboration with the highly acclaimed Ensemble Liaison in 2022.