Succeeding At Guitar Auditions

Want to succeed at guitar auditions? This post that will cover how to go about approaching interviews and auditions positively. It will outline a general process, the audition itself and offers some helpful hints, pieces and stress management tips – which are applicable to all performance situations.   (In my job as guitar tutor forRead More…

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Sor No. 13 Op. 29 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Winter 2016 edition of Classical Guitar magazine? It has a great method article on Fernando Sor‘s study no. 13 from Op. 29, written by our editor Rhayn Jooste.   Sor’s Study No. 13 Op. 29 This lesson delves into barre technique, how to shape your tone and classical period melody andRead More…

Recuerdos de la Alhambra & CG Magazine

Have you got the Fall 2016 edition of the all new Classical Guitar Magazine? It has a great article learning on Francisco Tarrega’s Recuerdos de la Alhambra in it. It has the up and coming talented guitarist Laura Snowden on the cover, along with articles on Cuba’s music scene, Carlos Barbosa- Lima and free musicRead More…

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Villa-Lobos Etude No. 1 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Summer 2016 edition of the all new Classical Guitar Magazine? Apart from the awesomeness that is John Williams and his guitar, there are loads of tips and articles including one by our own Editor: Rhayn Jooste. If you need a copy of the lesson head over to the Classical Guitar MagazineRead More…

Classical Guitar Magazine Winter 2015

Classical Guitar Magazine

Have you got the Winter 2015 edition of the all new Classical Guitar Magazine? If so apart from the amazing articles on Pablo Villegas, and Xuefei Yang there is a load of guitar porn from the Harris Collection within the San Francisco  Conservatory of Music. You may have also noticed that our Guitar Editor RhaynRead More…

Barrios Christmas Carol

Wishing every one a merry start to the yuletide festivities this year. Please enjoy this video from out erstwhile Guitar Editor Rhayn Jooste. This is a traditional Christmas Carol by Agustin Barrios; it is also the alternative version, the one with harmonics. A very Merry Christmas to all. It is available to buy from theRead More…