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I'm Derek Hasted

I'm Derek Hasted, a guitar teacher, performer, composer & arranger

I'm based in Havant, in Southern England

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My latest news

My News Page is a good first port of call - last updated 10th Sep

Find out about new music, new concerts, new articles...

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Music to buy

I've arranged dozens of pieces for 1-5 guitars, for large guitar ensembles and for flute & guitar

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Free music to download

I've arranged some really straightforward and very playable pieces of music for 1-5 guitars and for large guitar ensembles

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Free Mini Masterclasses

I've put together some "Mini Masterclasses" - little articles about some of the topics that never get mentioned in Guitar Tutor books!

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I've played in hundreds of concerts & performances. Look back over recent concerts, find forthcoming ones & meet some of people I make music with

Concerts - past & future


Find me on the Web

I've 2 related websites - do visit...

Visit my Guitar lessons website...

Private Guitar Lessons - Hampshire

I run a busy teaching studio - visit my teaching website if you're interested in lessons with me.

Join my ensemble - read more here...

Informal Guitar Ensemble -Hampshire

I founded the Farlington Guitar Workshop in 1998 - an informal ensemble for novice & intermediate adults. We welcome new players!


"...a pleasure to hear you and your students to whom you are clearly a source of inspiration. Congratulations. Best wishes, Carlos Bonell"

"...a wonderful, exciting performance..." Peter Nuttall

"...a really clever and skilful writer..." Bill Kanengiser