Anton Črnugelj studied guitar at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana with Andrej Grafenauer and Tomaž Rajterič. During his studies he worked with renowned teachers, such as István Römer, Jordi Codina, Konrad Ragossnig, David Russell and Costas Cotsiolis. As a soloist or a member of various chamber ensembles, he has performed in Slovenia, Austria, Croatia, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Hungary, Greece and the Netherlands.

Already as a student, he was engaged in teaching at different music schools. Additionally, he graduated in electrical engineering from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in Ljubljana. As a guitar professor he worked in numerous Slovenian music schools: Music School of Črnomelj, Music School of Franc Šturm, Music School of Vrhnika and at the Conservatory of Music and Ballet in Ljubljana. His pupils have performed publicly with great success, giving concerts at music schools around Slovenia, recording radio and television shows and for the archive of the Slovenian national radio. They participated on international festivals and national and international competitions, where they have received over 50 prizes, on most of which at least one of his pupils received first prize. His success in competitions has significantly contributed to the recognition of Slovenian guitar scene in Europe.

For his contributions he has been awarded the Škerjanc Diploma for Outstanding Achievements in the Field of Music Education, the highest award givenby the Conservatory of Music and Ballet in Ljubljana. Anton Črnugelj has published different articles in music magazines and has organized guest lectures of renowned teachers in Slovenia. He is also a member of juries in regional, national and international competitions, as well as a technical advisor for the national competition for young musicians TEMSIG. He is a regular guest at international guitar festivals and the artistic director of the international guitar festival "Guitar Week in Postojna." For promotion of the town Postojna in the international environment he has been awarded with the "Silver Award of the Municipality of Postojna.”