Alison Bendy

Alison Bendy lives in Oxford where she teaches guitar. Her early studies in psychology have led her to a particular interest in the ways in which people learn.

Her performing career took off at an early age in her native Bristol, where she made appearances on local TV and radio. She has performed solo at the Purcell Room and worked with singers and chamber groups, both locally and abroad. With her duo partner, Gerald Garcia, she has travelled worldwide.

Since 1981 she has been closely involved in publishing educational guitar music with Holley Music. Alison’s recordings include the popular Guitarist’s Way series for beginners, and her acclaimed album of student repertoire, Danza Mora.

"Alison Bendy's playing is fluent and unstrained. Her performances are pleasing, well shaped with good tone and always with an eye toward the students who will be listening to her playing." Classical Guitar Magazine

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