The Surrey Classical Guitarist - Classical Guitarist

This highly versatile Surrey classical guitarist is available for weddings and functions. He is a composer and performs on classical guitar, steel string acoustic guitar, dobro slide guitar, mandolin, electric guitar and synthesiser guitar.

The Surrey classical guitarist was born in May 1957, Wollongong, NSW, Australia, he made his Sydney Opera House debut in 1988 and has since built a reputation as one of Australia's master Guitarist/Composers. From 1979 to 1996 he lived and worked in Sydney as a performer and composer. In 1997 he took a sabbatical in Los Angeles where he worked on developing a more personal compositional style. At the end of 1997 he moved to the UK and is now based in Surrey.

Performance Highlights:

Italian Tours ('89, '90), Mexico ('89), UK ('89, '90), USA ('97), Australia (2001).
Sydney Opera House - Debut - 1988.
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
English Chamber Orchestra
Britten Sinfonia
Mike Lindup - Level 42
Boston Symphony Orchestra
Australian Invasion with Tommy Emmanuel

Television and Radio Appearences

2MBSFM Sydney and the ABCs' Radio National. Australian Television Channel 7, Channel 10 and Channel 9. BBC: Radio 5 Live, Radio 3's In Tune Program, BBC Southern Counties, BBC Radio Mersyside and LBC.

This act is also available as a Solo Blues Guitarist

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The Surrey Classical Guitarist - Classical Guitarist Repertoire


  • Myers: Cavatina
  • Sor: Studies
  • Anon: Renaissance lute pieces, Pokarekare Ana
  • Suite No.1 – Bach
  • Fantasia – Dowland
  • Romanze – Paganini
  • Canarios – Sanz
  • Sonata - Gulliani
  • Melancholy Galliard- Dowland
  • Lauro – Various Waltzes

Spanish/Latin American Music

  • Spanish Romance
  • El Noi de la mare
  • Albeniz - Sevilla
  • Albeniz - Granada
  • Albeniz - Asturias
  • Lauro: Valses
  • Tarrega - Recuerdos de la Alhambra
  • Tarrega - Lagrima
  • Tarrega - Adelita
  • Tarrega - Caprichio Arabe
  • Turina- Fandanguillo
  • Villa Lobos - Preludes 1-5
  • Villa Lobos - Studies 1, 5, 11
  • Manha de Carnaval

Popular Music Arrangements

  • The Beatles - Yesterday
  • Evergreen (Barbara Streisand)
  • Feelin’ Groovy (Paul Simon)
  • Killing Me Softly
  • Yesterday
  • Danny Boy
  • Theme from The Deer Hunter

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