Award winning guitarist Stuart Ryan is regarded as one of the UK’s finest fingerstyle players. His solo guitar compositions are regularly used by the BBC and other tv networks around the world and his touring schedule has taken him to concert halls and guitar festivals throughout Europe.
A passionate guitar educator, he has written over 500 columns on acoustic guitar styles for many of the world’s leading guitar magazines including Guitar Techniques, Guitarist and Akustik Gitarre. Students worldwide study his pieces in the Rockschool and London College of Music Guitar exam syllabuses and he has published two solo albums and three books on Fingerstyle and acoustic playing - “The Tradition”, “The Heritage” and “Acoustic Legends”.
In addition to composing and recording he tours as a clinician for Takamine Guitars and has shared the stage with modern guitar greats Jon Gomm, Thomas Leeb, Martin Taylor MBE and many others. In this course Stuart will share his Fingerstyle knowledge gained from over thirty years of playing the guitar!