Richard Bönde (born 1970) — a graduate of Žilina conservatory and Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra is currently a guitar teacher at Tralaškola, an art school in Nitra, as well as at Imrich Godin’s art school in Vráble. Thanks to over 27 years of active teaching, he is now creating educational pieces of many genres for students of several skill levels. Apart from composition, he also concentrates on arranging well-known songs of various styles into guitar parts. He’s an author of 12 guitar songbooks, including pieces for more players. The Slovak Ministry of Education recommends his pieces as educational literature.