Guitar Weekend 2018 in Healdsburg, California

Announcing the second Healdsburg Guitar Retreat. December 7.8.9

If you’ve had a busy year what better way to wind down in December than to come to warm and beautiful Healdsburg, California for some guitar time with Tony and Teja Gerken.

This is built on the model of the now oversubscribed Elora Guitar Weekend now in its 12th edition. Three days of music, world class instruction, beautiful boutique accommodation, great food, wonderful camaraderie and a public concert with Teja and Tony.

By December Tony will have taught in Glasgow, University of Ulster, La Conner, Washington, Boston, Elora, Ontario, Big Indian NY with Richard Thompson, Arlanzon Spain with Alasdair Fraser and for the 8th time at The Swannanoa Guitar Week…..and that’s just 2018.

Teja is a highly respected player, teacher, writer and publisher in the guitar world. A former editor of Acoustic Guitar Magazine he founded Peghead Nation online academy attracting many thousands of students. His versatility and approachable style make him the perfect instructor.

Also attending will be legendary luthier Jeff Traugott, one of the world’s most respected guitar builders.

No level of ability is required, just a desire to dive into some great music, expand your ideas on the instrument, ask all the questions you wanted to ask….and all in an intimate and beautiful setting.

Send any enquiries to and we’ll get back to you immediately.