Brian Wright
Lute & romantic guitar

Brian Wright is a Fellow of Trinity College of Music (London) and studied with Anthony Rooley, Adele Kramer, Michael Jesset and Anthony Gilbert (composition).
He has given recitals at Music Societies, Festivals, Independent schools; performed on radio and TV and for the National trust throughout the United Kingdom. International recitals, teaching, adjudication at competitions, radio and TV have taken place in Italy, Spain, Belgium, Yugoslavia, Poland, Czech Republic, France, Ukraine, Slovakia, Germany, Holland, Russia, Bulgaria, China, Belarus and the USA. Many of his internaional concerts have been supported by the British Council.
Since 1992 he has taught at the International Summer School of Early Music in Valtice, Czech Republic and in 2003 he made a film for Czech television on the subject of his concert activities with the Czech singer Jarmila Chaloupkova.
He is a published composer and one of the foremost lutenist/composers in the world. His compositions and arrangements have been played by leading International lutenists and guitarists.

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About The Class

The class wil explore the lute repertoire from the 16th-18th centuries. The guitarist will explore the 19th century repertoire.
There will also be opportunities for the guitarists to learn how to play Bach and Dowland on the modern guitar.

Suggested Repertoire

Lute music from the 16th-18th century. Guitar music from the 19th century.
There will also be opportunities for the students to play the duet, trio and quartet repertoire. Further, how to accompany singers, from figured and un-figured basses.

Level Of Skills Required

All levels

Maximum number of students


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Active Participants – Lute & romantic guitar