• John Ahern

    Classical and Instrumental Guitarist

  • BIO

    John Ahern is a classical guitarist, currently studying for a Bachelor of Music (Hons), in Classical Guitar Performance from Cork School of Music. Notable performances include Allihies Inspires Festival, the Crawford Art Gallery with a guitar quartet, and as a solo performer. For over twenty years, John, as a self-taught guitarist, played lead guitar in jazz and funk bands; Cartoon, and The Sons of Mr Green Genes. Currently, John's interest is in classical performance. He also performs instrumental arrangements of traditional Irish tunes.

  • Music Services

    A Cork-based Classical Guitarist. John Ahern is an experienced and highly professional provider of wedding guitar for church and civil ceremonies, and for wedding receptions. When John plays it is like listening to an orchestra, with a full complex effect.


    Classical or Instrumental guitar, a solo performance, is the perfect musical choice for a socially distanced wedding. John can help you to select the perfect music to add an extra touch of magic to your wedding ceremony or reception.

    John is also available to perform classical guitar at corporate events, private parties, funerals, or any other function where live music is needed.

  • Guitar Lessons

    All styles. All levels.

    Guitar Lessons

    Cork City and online via ZOOM

    John Ahern Guitar offers lessons in Classical Guitar, Funk Guitar, Guitar Effects, Rock Rhythm, and Lead Guitar, Melodic Soloing, Blues Guitar, and Acoustic Guitar.


    Instrumental tuition at primary school, secondary school, and adult level (Garda vetted).

  • Events

    See you there!

    Allihies Inspires Festival


    July, 2020

    Crawford Art Gallery


    September 21st, 2020


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