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I n s t r u c t i o n 

Private Lessons

Hideki offers lessons in the following areas:

Classical guitar (19th-century and modern)

Lute (Renaissance and Baroque)

Early guitars

Early mandolin


Continuo playing

Music theory and musicianship

In addition to conventional lessons in person, Hideki also conducts lessons remotely, via Skype, Facetime, and Facebook video chat.


Hideki offers coachings for classical guitar ensembles and in Renaissance, Baroque, and early 19th-century stylistic interpretation for singers and ensembles of any instrumental combination.

Workshops and masterclasses

Hideki is also available to teach and organize workshops and masterclasses.  He has taught at various institutions and organizations, including:

Yale University

University of California, Santa Cruz

University of California, Irvine

Oregon State University

Marylhurst University

Portland Community College

Portland University

University of Montana, Bozeman

Cascadia Viols (Viola da Gamba Society of Oregon)

Musica Maestrale Summer Festival

Astoria Music Festival

Western Wind vocal workshop

Hideki Yamaya
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