75 original works for Guitar Ensemble and Guitar Orchestra, including the best-selling ensembles "Diff’rent Dances" and "Tiny Trios".
English Guitar Teacher, Composer and Arranger Derek Hasted specialises in music for those who are novices and intermediate players of the guitar. With a bold and rich palette of sound, his music has featured in a large number of concerts from schools right up to the West Dean Guitar Festival. He has received two commissions from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music to write ensembles for their Music Medals scheme. Derek runs hago - the Hampshire Area Guitar Orchestra - one of Europe’s few guitar ensembles that feature four different sizes of classical Guitar.