Biography

I am a dedicated and experienced guitarist and teacher based in Dublin with over 20 years playing experience. I have performed as a guitarist in a variety of genres including rock, pop, blues and classical across a wide range of settings from Vicar street to the National Concert Hall, as well as weddings and various functions across Ireland. I have focused my attention on the classical guitar repertoire over the last 10 years studying guitar at the RIAM with Marion Hyland as well as performing for Xuefei Yang, Craig Ogden and Odair Assad.

I have completed a Diploma in Music with the Open University, the ATCL and LTCL for Music Performance from Trinity Guildhall London. I have experience teaching guitar at all levels, from beginner to advanced, at all ages, and also across a wide range of musical styles. My students have consistently achieved very highly in both Junior and Leaving cert practical exams as well as the Trinity Guildhall exams for guitar.

The Spanish/classical guitar repertoire is the perfect fit for a wedding ceremony, drinks reception or corporate event, creating a relaxed and friendly atmosphere for you and your guest’s to enjoy. Below is just a small sample of the pieces I am currently playing. My repertoire is changing and growing all the time so if you have any suggestions or requests I am very happy to hear them so please do get in touch via facebook or email johncaffreyguitar@gmail.com.

Repertoire

Adelita – FRANCISCO TÁRREGA
Armida – ANTONIO LAURO
Astrius – ISAAC ALBENIZ
Cancion De Cuna – LEO BROUWER
Capricho Arabe – FRANCISCO TÁRREGA
El Negrito – ANTONIO LAURO
Gran Vals – FRANCISCO TÁRREGA
La Negra – ANTONIO LAURO
Lagrima – FRANCISCO TÁRREGA
Madrugada – ANTONIO LAURO
Mallorca – ISAAC ALBENIZ
Marieta – FRANCISCO TÁRREGA
Recuerdos De La Alhambra – FRANCISCO TÁRREGA
Sons De Carilhões – JOÃO PERMANBUCO
Spanish Romance – TRADITIONAL
Un Dia De Novembre – LEO BROUWER

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Contact

I am available for classical guitar performance at weddings and all other functions. If you would like to get in touch please do so via facebook or email johncaffreyguitar@gmail.com.