FGS Map showing Guitar Societies of UK and Ireland
Guitar examinations from beginner to accomplished performer.
ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music)
Maker of fine classical guitars in the English midlands.
Traditional Craftsmanship, Modern Thinking from his workshop in Scotland. See this article from 2015 – http://classicalguitarmagazine.com/british-luthier-pete-beer-is-building-sustainable-instruments/.
Oren Myers Classical Guitar Maker
Oxfordshire luthier making traditional English instruments
Wiltshire maker of some 40 years’ standing. ‘… Excellent. The work of a dedicated luthier and artist.’ John Mills
Constructor of guitars and vihuelas of high quality, based in Manchester.
Professional classical guitar tuition for the beginner and for advanced players. References available. Music provided for the lessons from a comprehensive stock ranging from simple studies through to concert level. Lessons by arrangement – see website https://mgrmusic.com/teacher/zoltan-farkas/ or phone 0785 7275 220 / e-mail email@example.com
Classical guitar lessons in Keynsham, details at www.helenjames.net
The European Guitar Teachers Association
The Association exists to develop and improve the standards of guitar teaching.
Map of UK and Ireland Guitar Societies
The Bristol Mandolin and Guitar ensemble – Run by Knud Stüwe who leads fortnightly rehearsals and is keen to recruit guitarists.
Canterbury Guitar Society
Worcester Classical Guitar Society
The Northamptonshire Classical Guitar and Lute Society
The Southampton Classical Guitar Society
See a full list of UK Guitar Societies – This is the website of the Federation of Guitar Societies
The Guitar Foundation of America
Bristol based Colombian guitarist performing all over the UK and abroad. A passionate advocate of new music, he has premiered music in 3 continents. Featured in Classical Guitar Magazine.
Francisco is also a member of BCGS and takes over as ensemble director from Helen James who was our first professional director and who expertly guided us for several years (October 2021).
Adam is a Friend (click for details) of Bristol CGS. In addition to his accomplishments with classical guitar, he and his brother Lawrence formed a country/rock duo www.foreignaffairsmusic.co.uk.
Internationally acknowledged as one of the foremost writers on the classical guitar, his publications include biographies of Andres Segovia and Joaquin Rodrigo.
The International Guitar Foundation
The IGF organises Guitar Festivals and Summer Schools, catering for all styles of guitar playing.
Classical Guitar Magazine – Still the monthly reference for the classical guitar world.
Guitar ensemble weekends in West Sussex. They also host an International Classical Guitar Festival and Summer School.
Guitar Workshop Holidays in Spain
Cottage accommodation in Granada with tuition.
Dillington House in Somerset hold an annual Classical Guitar Summer School and a Classical Guitar Festival in August. There are also courses for guitarists.
Delcamp Classical Guitar Forum
Classical Guitar History
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