Stonesteps is an acoustic flute and guitar duo based in North Coastal San Diego. These highly skilled musicians rehearse within earshot of Stonesteps Beach in Encinitas and the sound of the pacific influences their music, which ranges from contemporary to classic rock.
While much of the music the duo plays is familiar, it receives a fresh acoustic touch. Favorites include selections from Pink Floyd, Tom Petty, Coldplay, John Mayer, Jethro Tull, Led Zeppelin, U2, Mumford & Sons, the Beatles, Aerosmith, and Moody Blues.
Flutist Jessica Yui delights audiences with her fresh interpretations of rock music which she masterfully invokes on her flute. Classically trained, she is known for her exquisite tone and expressive phrasing. She holds a degree in music from St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota.
Tyler Hardwick is a versatile guitarist specializing in composition, production, and performance. He plays many styles including Modern and Classic Rock, Blues, Jazz, Classical, Hawaiian “slack key”, and traditional North Indian Classical music. A Southern California native, Hardwick earned his degree studying music at UCSD and UCSC. He has performed at The House of Blues, San Diego Street Scene, The Belly Up Tavern, 4th & B, The Ventura Theatre, and more. In addition to performing, he provides professional instruction in guitar, bass, piano, performance, and composition.