Stephen Yates is one of the few composer/guitarists in the UK. He began
playing the guitar aged 13 after hearing a recording of Andres Segovia on the
radio. He then studied in London with Douglas Rogers and performed widely both
as a classical guitarist, winning several competitions including "Guitarist"
magazine's "Guitarist Of The Year" and also as an electric guitarist with the
band "Scat Opera". He now lives in
Stephen will perform a programme of his own works as well as works from the classical
guitar repertoire including Jorge Morel's exciting arrangement of "West Side