Stuart Ryan

Stuart started working with Guitar Weekends in 2017 and has covered courses such as Americana, Acoustic Blues and Acoustic Legends. He’s one the most widely acclaimed fingerstyle players around.




Stuart Ryan

As a composer Stuart’s fingerstyle guitar work has appeared on TV shows around the world, most prominently on several programmes for the UK’s Channel 4.

He writes tutorial columns for Guitar Techniques and Guitarist Acoustic magazines each month and was a featured contributor to both the Rockschool and London College of Music guitar exam syllabuses. Stuart has released two albums of solo guitar music and 2 books of fingerstyle guitar arrangements, ‘The Tradition’ and ‘The Heritage’ with the former being described as ‘Essential’ by Guitarist magazine.

In addition to composing and recording he tours as a clinician for Takamine Guitars and has shared the stage with modern guitar greats Jon Gomm, Thomas Leeb, Martin Taylor MBE and many others.



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