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Guitarist, Composer, Teacher

Robert York is a Berlin-based, UK-born guitarist, composer and teacher


- MMUS Jazz Guitar 1st class from HfM Franz Liszt Weimar

under Frank Möbus


- BA Jazz from Leeds College of Music 

- Studied under Mike Walker and Jez Franks

- Working as session musician for German television and companies

including Native Instruments

- Continuing to perform all over Europe and the UK in own projects

and as a sideman


- Played with Steve Waterman, Dave Newton, Clive Morton, Tony Tixier 

and more

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September 2023

23. September

Hunting Island will be playing at Greve Studios in quartet format. We have new material. Don't miss it!

July 2023

Hunting Island's new album 'My Wooden Fish' is finally finished. Stay tuned for news on the release date and where you can find the album.

May 2023

14. May

Nightlark will have the honour to be working again with the Irish Embassy Berlin in providing entertainment at the upcoming Hoppergarten Irish Race Day.

Book your tickets and come by for a day of exciting horse-racing and traditional celtic music.

March 2023

17. March

Nightlark has the honour to play at the Irish Embassy Berlin on St. Patrick's day. We have prepared a special set of celtic music for the event. See the embassy website for details on tickets. See you there.


September 2022


Hunting Island ft Jane South on flute and accordion will be playing Supervision-Zentrum in Schöneberg this Friday 9th September. New set, new line up, not to be missed!


Irish Folk Festival Berlin - Guitar Workshop


Thank You to UFA Fabrik and the IFB for the opportunity to teach a workshop on folk guitar accompanying. Thanks to to Pat Sieweck for her support and to all those who attended. It was great fun and an honour to share my thoughts on the subject. 

Photo - Markus Brandstetter

IFB 2022 workshop
All photos unless otherwise stated are copyright of Dr Brian. D. Crawford
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