Carl Herring – Trial Lesson Assessment Specialist

Born in the UK, Carl graduated from the Royal Academy of Music in London with First class honours. His ‘sparkling technique and amiable musicality that radiates warmth’ (Gramophone) have delighted audiences around the world.Carl

Winner of the Julian Bream Prize and the Ivor Mairants Award (for jazz on the classical guitar), his performances in a wide variety of genres are evidence of his exceptional versatility. As a classical guitarist, he has performed concerti such as Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with leading orchestras and was a member of TETRA guitar quartet. However, he has also appeared with jazz giants such as Tim Garland (Chick Corea & The Vigil) and played electric guitar with London Sinfonietta. He has toured internationally as a duo with flamenco guitar virtuoso Eduardo Niebla.

Carl has four highly contrasting, critically acclaimed CDs to his name and has appeared on TV and radio many times. In 2013 he was made an Honorary Associate of the Royal Academy of Music.

Carl has over 15 years experience of teaching guitar to people of all ages and abilities. His arrangements and other didactic materials have been published by leading international publishers. The American Guitar Academy is proud to have him as part of our team!


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Now I enjoy playing guitar more…

I highly recommend learning guitar at The American Guitar Academy. After my first few lessons I was already noticeably much better at playing and was also learning guitar faster than I have ever had before. Plus, now I enjoy playing guitar more than I ever have!


一流のミュージシャンによる楽しく役に立つレッスンが受けられます。 東京にあるたくさんのギタースクールは大よそMethodがしっかりしていないけど、TAGAのレッスンは、インストラクターがしっかりした経験があり、過去に受けたカリキュラムにもとづいている。 基礎から教えていただき、自分の足らない所を強化してくれる。リズム、読譜、スケール、コードなど。 〇When did you start lessons at TAGA: 3 years ago 〇Lesson Style: Jazz guitar & Flamenco guitar

My teacher is awesome!

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My teacher is awesome! 〇When did you start  lessons at TAGA:  1.5 years  ago 〇Lesson Style: Pop&Rock guitar 〇Nationality: Canada 〇Age: 50

Looking forward for the next lesson.

After the second class I feel the communication is great, and he teaches me some ways to practice at home that was really helpful. Looking forward for the next lesson. 〇When did you start lessons at TAGA: 1 year ago 〇Lesson Style: Acoustic guitar 〇Nationality: Taiwan   〇Age: 27
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