Tom Lumen is a Hungarian solo acoustic fingerstyle guitarist living in Budapest.
Tom’s passion and enthusiasm grabs Full attention of the audience and his performances are characterized by intimacy and interaction, as well as virtuosity and cheerfulness. He is a great entertainer and connects with his fans exceptionally. His single instrument evokes the sound of an entire band with his dynamic playing style. His fingerstyle playing technique allows him to perform several musical elements simultaneously that would normally be played by several band members: bass, harmonic accompaniment, melody, rhythm and drum beats. In his diverse program energetic and appealing songs are interwoven with romantic harmonies.
Tom is an internationally touring artist. He toured in the USA, CHINA, Vietnam, UK, Ireland, Finland, Austria, Germany, Mexico, Slovakia and Hungary. He played at the following events among many others:
– Tampere Guitar Festival (with Stanley Jordan, Ricardo Gallen, etc.)
– International Fingerstyle Festival China
– Zihuatanejo Internation Guitar Festival, Mexico
– South Florida Folk Festival, USA
– Dublin Guitar Night (with Jacques Stotzem)
– London Guitar Night
– Vienna Fingerstyle Festival
– International Fingerstyle Festival Vietnam
He is very proud of having shared a stage on two occasions with Tommy Emmanuel while the world famous guitarist was on tour in Hungary in March 2014.
He enjoys teaching masterclasses on guitar festivals, music schools and also enjoying teaching one on one video lessons.
Tom is the host artist of the Budapest Fingerstyle Nights, where he invites international artists to perform from all over the world (so far from Chile, Japan, Taiwan, UK, Austria, Australia, Slovakia).
Tom is the art director of the concert series ‘Nemzetközi Gitárestek a Füvészkertben’ and the ‘Görcsöny Guitar Festival’.
”Tom Lumen is a jovial performer bringing joy and happiness to the audience. ”
– Tomi Tolvanen, Festival Director of Tampere Guitar Festival