Elger Verschuur started his guitar studies at the age of eight, and one year later the violin at the musicschool in Amsterdam.Five years later he played for the first time on the Dutch radio compositions of E. Granados and F. Mendelssohn. Elger graduated in teaching musician Guitar in 1994, and violin in 1996 and performing musician guitar in 1997.His teachers were Frans van Gurp, Lydioa Kennedy and Lex Eisenhardt.Elger took part in several national and international competitions. In 1992 he was finalist in the Guitar competition of Amsterdam and because of that he was the main guest in the radioprogram of Han Reiziger.He followed masterclasses with international famous classical guitar players a.o. V Mikulka, R. Aussel and R. Dyens.Elger teaches for 18 years guitar lessons. He was head teacher classic guitar at musicschools in Amsterdam and at “ The Gitaarkelder” and International Musicschool Eddy van der Heuvel.His violin studies he attended with L.Somlai and D. Otten.With his violin he made musical tours with the National Youth Orchestra to Spain Portugal ,Austria and Belgium.He founded the Guitarschool Elger on Bonaire.