Schools, Classes & Individual Instruction

Inside Canada

Robert Anderson Guitars
Victoria BC, Canada
(250) 383-5659 Info@robertandersonguitars.com
Individual instruction in Lutherie to selected students in a working atelier. Steel and nylon string acoustic guitars, including Ukulele and Archtop construction; Violin family instruments; french polishing. Weekly evening or afternoon sessions. Weekend and week-long sessions by arrangement

Burghardt Luthiery, GĂ©za 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

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

Ecole Nationale de Lutherie
299 3rd Avenue, Quebec City, PQ, G1L 2V7 Canada
418-647-0567; fax 418-647-4880
bleonard@metierdart.com
3-years violin family making and maintenance

Fretworks, Miles Jones
4027 4th St. SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 2W4 Canada
403-243-5839; 888-fretworks
miles@fretwork.com
Short- and long-term comprehensive guitar repair and construction; specialty hand tool, jig, and fixture building

Pembina Valley Luthiers, Jeremy Hamm
PO Box 213, 613 Valley Street
La Riviere, Manitoba, R0G 1A0
204-242-2695: jeremyhammtone@gmail.com
Offering 4 and 5 week acoustic guitar construction and 3 week solid body electric guitar construction courses

Dan Richter, Dragonfly Guitars
604-741-1056; dan@dragonflyguitars.com
Six-week course covering all aspects of the process from design to construction to finishing of a flat-top guitar. Tuition is $3000 and includes all materials except tuning machines, electronics and case

Summit School of Guitar Building and Repairs
Sigmund Johannessen/Mike Jarvis
240 Goodyear Rd., Qualicum, BC, V9K 2A3 Canada
250-757-8807; 888-901-9903 (toll free)
luthiersintl@bcsupernet.com
1-day to 1-year courses, 1 or 2 students

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

David Webber, Webber Guitars
Unit 7, 262 East Esplanade
North Vancouver, BC,V7L 1A3 Canada
ph/fax 604-980-0315; davidw@uniserve.com
Employer of guitar builders and apprentices