Principal Lecturer, Guitar
Stuart teaches Guitar at BIMM Insitute Bristol. Described as “one of the finest of the young generation” by leading jazz guitarist Martin Taylor MBE, award-winning musician Stuart Ryan is known to guitarists the world over thanks to his monthly columns in Guitar Techniques magazine, contributions to Total Guitar and Guitarist, and concerts throughout the UK and beyond.
In 2002 he was awarded Guitarist magazine’s ’Acoustic Guitarist of the Year’ and since then has performed alongside leading guitarists Martin Taylor, Eric Roche and Thomas Leeb.
A multi-stylist on both acoustic and electric guitar, he wrote the ’Play Guitar’ supplement for The Observer newspaper, and his solo guitar compositions feature in the RGT acoustic guitar syllabus.