Guitar music, concerts, lessons and more!

Welcome! I'm Derek Hasted


I'm a Classical Guitarist in Havant, in Southern England

I teach at all standards from beginner upwards

I compose & arrange - my music is played in Europe, Canada, the Americas, Australasia... Search for me on YouTube

Here on this website...


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Start with News (as at 13th Jul) - updates, new music, concert details & more

There's guitar music to buy, plus free music for beginners. You'll find over 100 pieces! NEW - music for flute & guitar

Read my Mini Masterclasses packed with information, hints & tips

And there's articles, photos & humour - just press More...

I've 2 related websites you might enjoy

Visit my Guitar lessons website...

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

Private Guitar Lessons - Hampshire

Join my ensemble - read more here...

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

Informal Guitar Ensemble -Hampshire

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"...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