Classical Guitar Making Instruction in the U.S.A. and Canada

American School of Lutherie
2745 SW Scenic Dr., Portland, OR 97225
503-292-2385 cfox@americanschooloflutherie.com
Founder Charles Fox shares his forty years of lutherie experience in two-week hands-on courses, five-day seminars providing a solid foundation in understanding the luthier's craft, and additional courses for more advanced luthiers.

Burghardt Luthiery, G├ęza Burghardt
Granville Island Studio
1645 Duranleau St., Vancouver, BC, V6H 3S3 Canada
ph/fax 604-683-1135
Individual instruction, occasional apprentice; guitars, violin family; repair and construction.

Brian Burns
18000 George's LN., Fort Bragg, CA 95437
707-961-1064; burnsguitar@yahoo.com; www.lessonsinlutherie.com
Individual, hands-on instruction in classical and flamenco guitar making

Alan Carruth
51 Camel Hump Rd., Newport, NH 03773
603-863-7064; alcarruth@aol.com
Ongoing monthly weekend sessions; guitars, violin family, folk instrument construction; individualized

Eugene Clark
415 S. 118th St., Tacoma, WA 98444
253-548-8376; eldeberkeley@yahoo.com
Day sessions, private tutoring guitar making, French polishing

William Cumpiano
8 Easthampton Rd., Easthampton, MA 01027
413-585-1596 (AM); 413-586-3730 (PM)
william@cumpiano.com
Two-week sessions 4- or 5x/yr., individual, one-on-one tutorials in guitar construction; on-line updates to his book, comprehensive website information

Sergei de Jonge School of Lutherie
56 Ramsay Rd., Chelsea, Quebec, J9B 2J1 Canada
815-827-4911; info@dejongelutherie.com
Five-week sessions 4x/yr., classical and flattop guitar construction and French polishing

Jeffrey Elliott and Cyndy Burton
2812 SE 37th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
503-233-0836; cb@luth.org
Private consultation guitar making, French polishing

Timeless Instruments' School of Luthiery, David Freeman
Box 51, Tugaske, SK, S0H 4B0 Canada
888-884-2753 (toll free); david@timelessinstruments.com
Seven-week, 4x/yr. hands-on, acoustic and resophonic guitar, and harp design and construction; housing included