Wells Cathedral School Classical Guitar Day

In October 2019 we put on our first Classical Guitar Day at Wells Cathedral School. Guided by James Rippingale and visiting tutor Jonathan Priestley pupils enjoyed a fun day of playing, learning and inspiriation culminating in a student concert in Well’s own world class concert venue Cedars Hall. The first of what we hope to be an annual event where guitarists can come together from accross the UK.

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An Interview with Stephen Goss by James Rippingale

I was lucky enough recently to have the chance to interview the renowned composer Stephen Goss about the future of the guitar, composition and his time as a student at Wells Cathedral School. Stephan is a remarkable composer and has written for some of the greatest players of our time including Xuifei Yang, John Williams and David Russell. To read the complete article click HERE

Exciting New Collaborations in 2020!

Music Double Bass, Guitar and Voice

Exciting new creative projects are on the horizon! I’m absolutely delighted to be collaborating in a projects with renowned Double Bassist and Composer David Hayes and Soprano Sarah Poole.

We are creating exciting new programmes with music by Dowland, Schubert, Steinke, Hayes, Bergmuller and more.

Double Bass and guitar is a wonderful combination in fact the excellent composer Peter Byrom-Smith has just written a new piece for us and we will be premiering “Fragments” on March the 25th St John’s Church Glastonbury.

Music at the Museum

A collaborative concert with James Rippingale (Classical Guitar), David Hayes (Double Bass) and Sarah Poole (Soprano). Music by Schubert, Dowland, Barrios, Hayes and more!