“one of the most capable composers among fingerstyle guitarists”

— Acoustic Guitar



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5th Annual Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop with Peppino D'Agostino 

May 13 - 19, 2018

La Moreau, Charente Maritime, France

This workshop is geared to let players of all levels share in the excitement of spending a week doing “all things guitar”

In this workshop, using group and individual tuition, I will guide students of all levels to basic right hand and left hand techniques, arranging and composing for steel-string guitars, explore styles, techniques and rhythms from Latin America, Italy and elsewhere. Great hospitality, lovely food, enviable location and very good company in beautiful France! 

Martin Taylor & Peppino D'Agostino

June 4 - 8, 2018

Sicily, Italy

Guitarists of all levels and styles are welcome at the Martin Taylor Guitar Retreat on the gorgeous island of Sicily in Italy. Whether you’ve been playing for years, or you just know a couple of chords, you'll be able to immerse yourself in learning guitar at this four day guitar retreat with two of the world's leading acoustic guitarists; Martin Taylor and Peppino D'Agostino.

Global Mandolin Retreat

June 8 - 12, 2018

Sicily, Italy

This is the first Global Mandolin Retreat in Italy, the home of the mandolin! Don’t miss this chance to spend a few days with with two of the world's leading mandolinists; Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg as they share their love of this historic and beautiful island of Sicily, home to some of the world's best foods, wines and landscapes. What could be better than a musical holiday where you really learn something and have a great time with like-minded people? I'm very happy to be their guest artist and Italian translator!

Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop

July 25-28, 2018

Michigan, USA

This wonderful Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop in Michigan state will features an accomplished faculty, to help energize your playing skills.

Global Guitar Retreats

August 17-19, 2018

Benicia, CA

Discover a whole New Universe of Guitar with Funky Fingerstyle player Adam Rafferty and myself. Whether you enjoy playing highly rhythmic and energetic compositions, arrangements of world music and pop songs, or prefer a softer, classical style – you will walk away from this retreat with some new ideas about how to improve your skills and tips for more effective practice and performance.

Acoustic Alaska Guitar Camp

August 26-September 1, 2018

Wasilla, AK, USA

A moosic camp devoted to exploring the inner and outer limits of all things acoustic...  Let the moose be your muse!