Karl Burthom

karl_photoKarl Burthom is a classical guitarist who has been performing and teaching guitar in the Sligo area for the last ten years. Born in Manchester, Karl started to learn the guitar at the age of seven. He has embraced blues, rock and jazz styles and taught and performed these with many of the area’s finest musicians.

Karl who has a Diploma in Community and Group Music Education from the Royal Irish Academy of Music, teaches on both our Discovering Music and Instrumental tuition programme.  He enjoys playing other instruments such as clarinet, keyboard, saxophone and violin.