Armin Egger, born in Graz (Austria), completed his studies with Elisabeth and Heinz Irmler at the University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz, and with Timothy Walker at the Royal Academy of Music in London, graduating with Distinction for both degrees. At his final recital at the Royal Academy, he received the highest honour – the Diploma of the Royal Academy of Music.

Armin has won prizes in numerous national and international competitions, including the International Guitar Competition in Milan (Italy), Riviera del Conero Competition in Ancona (Italy), International Guitar Competition in Rust (Austria), International Guitar Competition Stafford (UK), Concurso Comarca del Condado in Jaen (Spain), and Vienna International Music Competition. In 1999, the renowned guitarist Julian Bream awarded him the Julian Bream Prize of the Royal Academy of Music in London.

He has performed as a soloist and in chamber music ensembles across Europe, North America, and Asia, and has played with various orchestras, including the Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna and the Vienna Chamber Orchestra under the baton of Lord Yehudi Menuhin, as well as the Century Symphony Orchestra Taipeh. He has also appeared at various festivals, such as Britten and the Britons, Junge Frühlingswoche (Konzerthaus, Vienna Austria), Int. Guitar Festival Nürtingen (Germany), Guitar Festival Bolivar Hall (London), Strings Only (Zadar/Croatia), and Festival de Guitarra Lima (Peru).

In 2007, he was named Musician of the Year of Styria by the Austrian radio station Ö1, and in 2014 he was elected Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM), an honour only bestowed upon past students who have made a significant contribution in their particular field.

Armin Egger currently teaches at the Johann Josef Fux Konservatorium in Graz and at the annual Musikwoche Benediktbeuern in Germany.