Edward Ong is a Malaysian Fingerstyle Guitarist based in Sheffield, UK. With over 15,500,000 views on Youtube, he is passionate about making fingerstyle guitar music and is determined to inspire people to play the guitar.
Edward started playing the classical guitar at seven and holds a Trinity College London Grade 8 Classical Guitar qualification. Inspired by virtuoso Mike Dawes, Kotaro Oshio, and many other guitarists, Edward found his passion in playing percussive fingerstyle guitar in 2015.
The 23-year-old guitarist started to release his music covers on music streaming platforms (Spotify, Deezer, Apple Music, Pandora) in early September 2019 and managed to grow his audience to more than 360,000 monthly listeners on Spotify today.
Edward has collaborated with artists all over the world. He has released phenomenal collaboration covers with Guus Dielissen, Casper Esmann, Callum McGaw, BTR Alice and Ray Mak.
D'Addario's XS Phosphor Bronze Strings have enabled Edward's creativity in playing smooth and complex arrangements. Edward Ong is currently using an acoustic guitar sponsored by
L. Luthier and endorsed by Soundbrenner.