After over twenty
years of building classical guitars I have decided
to stop taking custom orders
for instruments and only build the occasional guitar
on specualtion. This will allow me to devote
much more time to playing and composing for the
If you are interested in knowing when one of these
guitars becomes available please let me know.
I would like to thank all of
the musicians who came to me to build an instrument
for them. I very much
appreciate the level of trust and commitment required
to realize the creation of these wonderful vehicles
of expression, and hope my instruments continue
to provide inspiration and beautiful music.
classical guitar is an instrument of infinite
beauty, capable of stirring the strongest
emotions with its complex palate of colors
and textures. It must be capable of responding
to the player's demands, and breathe life
into the music being played. Every subtlety
of tone must be available, as well as power
and depth to the overall sound.
of playing is also paramount to the success
of an instrument. Lastly it should be beautiful
to behold, refined in its balance and aesthetics.
With all of these criteria in place, the musician
can become one with his guitar, his ideas
and sensibilities speaking through its voice
with both ease and accuracy.
closely with the client, it is my job as a
luthier to build the instrument described
above. I hope you will peruse this site, visit
the gallery and the workshop, and listen to
sound clips of my instruments. I am available
by telephone or email, so don't hesitate to
contact me to discuss your questions or requirements.
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Latest Update February 6,