Tim Rushworth is a guitarist who plays solo Classical and Flamenco guitar as well as having a busy career in teaching, conducting and arranging music. His solo performances are often fully booked and very popular. Tim took up playing classical guitar in 1972 and has been playing for 45 years. He studied with teachers Sue Court and Ray Burley and passed his grade 8 exam in 1984. More recently, Tim has studied with Guitarist / Composer Vincent Lindsey-Clark. He has taken part in master-classes with John Mills, David Russell, Jorge Morel, Carlos Bonell, Jose Gallardo del Rey and Gary Ryan. Tim has performed in various solo and ensemble groups and alongside a regular duo partner. He has also played in a jazz band and provided accompaniment for a flamenco dance class. In July 2008, Tim achieved a Diploma in guitar teaching from the ABRSM. His students have had a 100% pass rate in grade examinations. For 7 years Tim was the ensemble director for Southampton Classical Guitar Society. He is also the founder and leader of the Redlynch Youth Guitar Orchestra, which is for guitarists aged from 8 to 18 years and meets once a month. Tim plays a classical guitar made by the English luthier Stuart Christie and a flamenco guitar by Gerry Knight. If you would like to book Tim to perform at a party, a wedding or similar function, please contact him by e-mail at Tim.Ru.firstname.lastname@example.org. To obtain details about teaching please telephone: 01725 511139. Tim teaches privately at home, on a one to one basis and in local schools. He also teaches at Winchester College. Students are accepted from age 7 years and can be beginners or any standard up to advanced level.