LUTHIERY SCHOOL ENROLLMENT YEAR BEGINNING  SPECIAL ! We have a special LUTHIERY SCHOOL OFFER ! - Class 1 is FREE for all new students enrolling in our School program . This special is valid until end of 2017.                

To ENROLL contact us by email or phone ( 704 )599-4410. ENROLLMENT can be made by mailing a deposit of $ 50 to:

LEHTELA GUITAR CRAFT   ,    PO Box 692     ,   Newell NC 28126


LUTHIERY SCHOOL UPDATE - A comprehensive manual relating to LUTHIERY by Ari Lehtela is nearing completion. This manual will cover the entire curriculum of LEHTELA GUITAR CRAFT LUTHIERY SCHOOL.         Step-by-step instructions will also be accompanied with detailed handrawn illustrations for further elaboration.

The manual will be made available to :



Date of issue will be announced on this website.




In addition to our comprehensive GUITAR related services, we are now also a destination for monthly concerts

featuring local and regional talent. The concerts are held on a one-SUNDAY- per month basis and schedule for 

upcoming shows will be posted on this site as well as at www.laguitarfactory and facebook. The address of the

venue is : LA GUITAR FACTORY,   8125 Old Concord Road - suite D, Charlotte NC  ( phone: 704.599.4410 )

Seating is limited ( 15 to 20 max ) so we recommend those interested in a particular show to contact us to secure a seat. Admission is $ 6 front-row, $ 5 general seating, payable by cash or check. Complimentary beverages will be provided for guests.


                                             2017 Music Listening Room Concert Series


OCT 8th ----------------------               PREPARED INSTRUMENT CONCERT            -------------------------------------------------------------

Featuring: Ari Lehtela - guitar

                   Troy Conn - guitar

                   Chris Jones - guitar 

                    Plus invited guest performers

Show starts at  6 pm

Contact us here on our contact page or call ( 704) 599-4410 if you're interested in taking part in our concert series as a performer. Format can be solo, duo, trio or possibly a quartet. Our preference is to feature performers of artists with originality, be it of retro or progressive nature - creative as opposed to commercial !  

Our " venue " can also be a destination for your special music event such as a cd-release party.