“Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind”Johannes Brahms
Teaching the craft of guitar making ...Important Announcement: The Lutherie School will be closed for renovations from Wed 3rd to Thurs 18th September.Lagan Lutherie School offers classes in guitar making for students at all levels from beginner to advanced.Classes are under the tuition of Sam Irwin, a Luthier with 40 years experience. Full time, part time, evening and weekend classes are available. All equipment and tools are provided with guidance at every step, and assistance where necessary.Be sure to check out details of our courses, our photos and videos of finished guitars and other instruments. Recently we have been joined by another master luthier who specialises in violins and archtops with the aim to offer courses in these disciplines. We’d be happy to hear from you if you’re interested.Lagan Lutherie School is enrolling for various courses throughout the year. If you are interested in making a stringed instrument, please contact us to see which of our courses would suit you best.
Sam Irwin“Guitars, Harps and Lyres ... they’re all fair game at the Lagan Lutherie School”
Testimonials“Great course from a great master craftsman. You will learn the skills and you will make a guitar to be proud of”David Bell“Learning the process of guitar making has been stimulating and getting a finished guitar at the end is the icing on the cake.”Matthew Laughlin