Etienne de Lavaulx

  is a Melbourne based classical guitarist who specializes in the art of the chord-zither.
  • Find out more about the artist.
  • Find out about the chord-zither.
  • Hear samples and purchase CDs.
  • Invest in a chord-zither (new or reconditioned) and teach yourself how to play using Etienne’s tutor.
  • Consider acquiring a chime harp for instant, easy music making.
  • Etienne can perform for you in a variety of venues.
  • Take private lessons on chord-zither or classical guitar.
  • Have your old zither expertly restored and restrung.
  • Enjoy looking at photos of chord-zithers.
  • Would you like to play some of Etienne's original compositions for classical guitar or chord-zither at no charge?
  • Find interesting links about zithers and other musicians.

Etienne with g and z Jpeg

If you have a chord-zither and would like to learn how to play it according to Etienne's method, you first need to convert it to the Revised Tuning. Find out more from these PDFs:

5 Ch z like mine Blue cut-out
Guitar B and W faded


Etienne de Lavaulx

Ph: (03) 9898 8950
Mob: 0425 756258
Email: edelavaulx@gmail.com


63 Morrie Cres North Blackburn 3130 Vic Australia

Watch a video of Etienne playing his 5-Chord Zither. There are several videos on Youtube including one where Etienne demonstrates how the Chord Zither is played.

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