Hello - I'm Derek Hasted

I'm a classical guitarist in Poynton, Cheshire East.

I teach Classical Guitar at all standards from beginner upwards.

I compose & arrange - my music is played in Europe, Canada, the Americas, Australasia...


Come and explore my websites...

1 Music, articles, news & more - visit derek-hasted.co.uk...


Derek Hasted Guitarist

derek-hasted.co.uk is where to find all my latest news about what I'm up to in the world of guitar.


There's music to buy, music to download, news of concerts and events, plus dozens of articles and much more.


Visit derek-hasted.co.uk


2 For one-to-one lessons visit my teaching website...


Private Guitar Lessons - Hampshire

I run a well-equipped teaching studio in Higher Poynton, south of Stockport.


I teach all abilities and always welcome adult beginners. I have a structured syllabus and a patient and professional teaching style.


Visit classical-guitar-lessons.co.uk


3 I ran an informal ensemble - read more here...


Informal Guitar Ensemble - Hampshire

I founded the Hampshire Guitar Workshop in 1998 - an informal ensemble for novice & intermediate adults.


I ran the group for 35 years. Peter Rogers took over in 2023.
New players welcome on alternate Thursdays in term-time!


Visit my archive of Workshop's first 35 years!


4 HAGO - Hampshire Guitar Orchestra (1999 to 2017)


Hampshire Guitar Orchestra

I founded the Hampshire Guitar Orchestra in 1999, pioneering the Japanese approach to different sizes of guitar in the UK.


Read our story. You'll be able to watch videos, and learn why flowerpots are the way forward...


Visit hago.org.uk