Ralf offers private guitar lessons in the Calgary area and internationally via Skype and webcam. Please contact Ralf to set up a lesson.

Registration now open for annual Blues Guitar Workshop 2016 at Mount Royal Conservatory. Call #(403) 440.6821 to register. Week long evening workshops that feature a clear approach to advancing as a Blues Guitarist. Guests, jam and a giveaway guitar from Fender included!


Ralf conducts group classes at the 58 ave Long & McQuade Calgary. 10am will be a Blues Guitar Group, 11am will be a Songwriting Workshop. Past groups have included Rock Guitar Workshops. Contact #(403)244.5555 to register for upcoming workshops.





From 2014-2016, Ralf will have done workshops on the following players/solos;
Jimmy Page-Stairway To Heaven
Jimi Hendrix-Hendrix Rhythm style
Country Guitar 101 (chicken pickin’ and such)
Hotel California solo
Stevie Ray Vaughan-Pride & Joy
Larry Carlton-Kid Charlemagne
Jimi Hendrix-All along The Watchtower
David Gilmour-Another Brick In The Wall
Mark Knopfler-Sultans Of Swing
Eric Clapton-Crossroads
Chord Melody Development
Robben Ford-Talk To Your Daughter
Ritchie Blackmore-Highway Star
Wes Montgomery-Fried Pies
Steve Lukather-Rosanna
Funk Guitar 101
If you were interested in any of these workshops and missed them, send an e-mail. If a minimum of 3 people are interested, Ralf can set up another workshop for you.

Ralf’s seminars as well as select public performances can be followed on the Facebook page ‘Calgary Blues and Jazz Guitar

Ralf runs a Jazz Guitar Group Wednesday nights through the Mount Royal Conservatory. The group focuses on developing jazz repertoire, song analysis, improvising concepts and lots of playing. Intermediate to advanced level. Contact #(403)440.6821 for info and to register.



Here are some lessons, lead sheets and song/solo analyses in PDF form for some of Ralf’s songs. For any questions or transcription/analysis requests please feel free to email Ralf on the contact page.

Half-Whole Diminished Scale Lesson

Why I Aughta (solo)

Why I Aughta (analysis)

Daisy (lead sheet) (from the first Terrain cd)

Daisy (analysis)

Ralf is director of a Summer Blues & Jazz Guitar workshop at Mount Royal University. Follow the link for information on the course and how to register.