Sam Hornby

Musician

 STORY 

Sam is a solo fingerstyle guitarist based in London, Ontario. He grew up in the folk clubs of England learning folk songs through the aural tradition. He was shown the importance of an ‘independent thumb’ at a young age and then committed himself to playing fingerstyle guitar. 


Sam focuses on contemporary fingerstyle, folk, Celtic, and jazz standards.   Musical highlights include caroling at the United Nations in Vienna, and attending the Canadian Guitar Festival where he was chaperoned around the event by the great Canadian guitarist, Don Alder.