about Chris Harper

Began guitar playing at 13 years old, 30+ years ago

Had lessons in rock, classical, blues, and jazz from quality local performers

Studied music at school and attended extra-curricular music theory lessons, passed Grade 8 Theory at age of 17

Left school at 18, became a guitar teacher full-time in the same school, performed in experimental rock band

Chris Harper live classical guitar

Spent 5 years studying classical music at Goldsmiths College achieving a BMus Honours Degree and an MMus Masters Degree in Composition

Performed and written for a wide variety of ensembles taking in flamenco, blues, folk-rock and Music Theatre (amongst other styles) all the while teaching a large number of students of all ages and interests

Chris Harper guitarist live at InCider Festival

Lives in Bristol, performs with Americana/electronica band Hangover Square 

Teaches both online and in person

Video

Chris playing as part of a flamenco-inspired ensemble at The Peepul Centre in Leicester:

Hangover Square, ‘Americana meets Electronica’:

The flamenco/classical band was called ‘Harper Bourne’:

Chris also used to be in a punk-blues act called ‘Husky Tones’:

2009 concert at the Sir John Moore Foundation in Appleby Magna. Chris playing ‘Una Limosnita por amor de dios’ by Agustin Barrios Mangore:

More ‘Harper Bourne’ here:

Composed music for original theatre productions:

And Chris has always loved the blues:

Audio (classical/flamenco)

contact

If you like what you hear and you’d like me to help you with your guitar playing do please get in touch!

chris@bristolguitartuition.com

remember I teach both online and in-person so I can help you wherever you are!
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