West Sussex Guitar Club

Charity No. 1124762

Patrons: Gary Ryan & Fabio Zanon


Manus Noble

Manus Noble was born in London in 1988. He studied the guitar from the age of seven and at an early age was noticed as an exceptional talent. He studied privately with Craig Ogden for two years before continuing his studies with Gary Ryan at the Royal College of Music in 2006. In 2010 he graduated with first class honours and was awarded a scholarship to do his Masters in Performance at the Royal Academy of Music. He was also given a substantial Performance Award by the Musicians Benevolent Fund and was accepted onto the Park Lane Group Young Artist's Concert Series at the Purcell Room, London Southbank Centre. He was awarded first prize in the Ivor Mairants Guitar Competition in 2011.

He was awarded first prize for the Guitar Competition at the Royal College of Music before going on to the String Player of the Year Competition. He also received the award for 'most outstanding musician' from Magdalen College, Oxford. Manus Noble gave his debut performance at the Cadogan Hall, London at the age of 19. He has performed throughout the UK and abroad and had master classes with Charles Ramirez, Gary Ryan, Carlos Bonnell, Allan Neave, Eduardo Catemario, Mark Eden, Craig Ogden, Mark Ashford, Andrew York, Chris Stell, Sharon Isbin, Jason Vieaux, David Russell and many more.

Manus Noble's guitars are made by the English luthier, Stephen Hill. Website