Tristan has a passion for playing and teaching the guitar. The guitar is a versatile instrument, so he enjoys all styles, from classical to rock and everything in between. He has a particular interest in Spanish guitar, both as a solo instrument and in an ensemble context. Tristan also writes and arranges music for the Cessnock Guitar Orchestra
David has been studying and performing guitar for 30 years and has been a guitar teacher at the Upper Hunter Conservatorium of Music since 1997. For the past 15 years, he has worked on three-handed guitar from an Australian perspective, studying the work of well-known Australian guitarists including Bruce Mathiske, Michael Fix and Adam Miller. In the process, he has developed his own style of smooth. David currently performs with a rock band, a jazz band, a big band as well as solo work. He is co-director of the UHCM's Guitar Ensemble with Shaun Danger.
Callum received a Grade 8 Honours Certificate in Classical Guitar (AMEB), tours as a lead guitarist and bassist in the Gold Coast band "Supatune" and performs in a duo with the Indigenous artist Radical Son. Whether teaching a beginner the three-chord pattern that enables them to play their favourite songs, helping classical guitarists get a better tone or assisting steel-string and rock guitarists with their technique, his aim is to assist the student in having a fun musical journey.