Study classical guitar at the Mount Royal University Conservatory with Brett Gunther.  Develop sight reading and technique while learning repertoire from various periods from around the world.  Opportunities for recitals, masterclasses, and informal performances are available.   Prepare for RCM exams, festivals such as the CPA (formerly Kiwanis), Suzuki Strings Festival, University auditions, as well as other major competitions.

Brett Gunther holds Bachelor of Music and Master of Music degrees from the University of Calgary, as well as a Diploma in Music Performance from Mount Royal University.  He is the Artistic Director for the Classical Guitar Society of Calgary, and the director of the Classical GuitarFest West summer festival, as well as the Fall Guitar Festival at the MRU Conservatory.  Brett has over 20 years of performing and teaching experience.


All ages and abilities welcome!





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Ben Lahring’s new solo guitar album Driftwood will be available everywhere Friday September 23, 2022. Recorded ten years after his first album, Driftwood has been described by as “a work of originality and shimmering beauty”. Ben will be hosting a CD release concert at Asylum for Art on Sept 23, performing a selection of music from both of his albums and sharing the stories behind some of the tracks. Ben will be joined by Brett Gunther to perform an opening set