Hidè Takemoto



Official home page for Japanese classical guitarist and composer Hidè Takemoto.

Inspired by his guru, the great virtuoso and composer Keigo Fujii, Hidè’s guitar technique can be traced back via José Luis Gonzaléz, Andrés Segovia, Miguel Llobet to the great Francisco Tárrega.

Hidè studied at Osaka College of Music and Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Robert Brightmore, David Miller, Daniel Schroyens, Judith Bingham, as well as master classes of David Russell, Shin-ichi Fukuda and Michael Tröster.

Hidè’s wide influences come from classical, rock (X Japan, Dream Theater, Steve Vai), Indian and Japanese music, giving him a unique and original style of performance and composition.


Hidè Takemoto Guitar Concert & Workshop with Ryusuke Hara

Classical guitarist Hidè Takemoto is performing and giving free workshop with a special guest from Germany, Ryosuke Hara. Programme includes their solo performance including The Legend of Hagoromo, Collection of Celtic, English Folk Songs and Amazing Grace by Victor Wooten. Free workshop after the concert to touch and play classical, acoustic and electric guitars for beginners and experienced players, and those who never played the guitar before!

Hyde Room, Chipping Barnet Library, Barnet on Saturday 24 October 2015

Doors Open at 1:15PM

From 1:30PM to 4:00PM

Ticket Price: £10.00* (Children under 16 free) at the door

*Booking fee apply when booked online.