Antoine Dufour

Event Details

Event date: 
15 September 2015
Event time: 
Venue Address: 
The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, Foundation House, 1A Dyne Road, Kilburn, London, NW6 7XG

A masterclass for all guitar players (especially acoustic) as well as studio engineers looking to gain further skills in recording acoustic guitars.

The class will cover:
• Finger style acoustic guitar and techniques
• Acousic guitar mic-ing and recording

Do not miss your chance to see and learn from one of the best and most accomplished fingerstyle players in the world! 

This masterclass is being held in conjunction with Ernie Ball/Music Man. 


35 year old, Canada-based guitarist Antoine Dufour is known colloquially among the best guitar players in the world as a musician’s musician.
To fans of popular music, he deftly combines jaw-dropping guitar playing skills and an artistic soul in crafting instrumental compositions that reflect ambient and progressive music and transcend global cultures and languages. That he does this in an incredibly visual and entertaining style has endeared him to a broad spectrum of fans of popular music.

With his six albums of original material released to critical acclaim, two live performance DVDs, 6 years of global touring and more than 50 million cumulative views on YouTube, Antoine Dufour has emerged as a young star of fingerstyle acoustic guitar, building a worldwide reputation for innovation and creativity.

Antoine’s records of accomplishment include:
1st place at the Canadian Fingerstyle Guitar Championships
3rd place at the ultra-prestigious International Guitar Championships (Winfield)
Recording for the leading instrumental music record label Candyrat
Touring and playing with luminary guitar players such as Andy McKee and Don Ross.

Registration is required for this event, students will be emailed a password in order to do this. Priority seating is available with the Freshers Festival Wristband.