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Which Villa-Lobos Study Should I learn First?

This post reviews the first 6 etudes of Heitor Villa-Lobos’ epic 12 studies, and answers the question: Which Villa-Lobos Study Should I learn First? And you will be surprised by the answer. Hint: it’s not etude no. 1 or 2! You could also checkout the YouTube Video below which also steps through all the informationRead More…

Aguado Study No. 16 & CG Magazine

Have you got the Winter 2017 edition of Classical Guitar magazine? It has a great method article on Dionisio Aguado‘s Study No. 16 by Rhayn Jooste. This lesson delves into playing with your fingers, alternating strokes, speed and coordination. As usual there are two videos that go along with this article, the first is theRead More…

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…