Dr Gary Lutton 

Gary Lutton is a musician, researcher and educator. He is the winner of Sky TV's 'Guitar Star' and has toured in the UK, Europe, US and China. He holds a PhD in music from Ulster University and lectures in various colleges throughout Northern Ireland. 

Gary is a founding member of US-based record label Fretmonkey Records and coordinates the Belfast Guitar Night, showcasing local talent alongside global artists.

Gary teaches a small amount of private students in music schools throughout Belfast. If you are interested, please get in touch via the contact form. 

Gary is available to book for live performances. For more information please get in touch through the contact form.  

"Gary is amazing, beautiful stuff, I wish I could play guitar like that. For real" 

- Seasick Steve

“I know it’s good to look at, but if you just listen, it’s just beautiful music"

- Tony Visconti (producer, David Bowie)

“He’s got that soul and grace in his playing"

- Rodrigo Sanchez (Rodrigo y Gabriella)

“The purity of Gary’s playing shines”

- Acoustic Magazine