Author: Simon


Amazing (very) young guitarist!

It is always fascinating and inspiring to see young guitarists play well beyond their years, and this is no exception. This young classical guitarist is almost as tall as the instrument he is playing...


The Cleveland International Classical Guitar Festival

Dates: Friday June 3 through Sunday June 5th 2016 Featuring: Jason Vieux Petra Polácková Solo Duo Ricardo Gallen Colin Davin Nigel North Joshia de Jonge   Find out full details here:


The wonderful music of Fred Hand

After being stunned by the gorgeous performance of Fred Hand at the 92Y in New York, I felt the need to share his music. It speaks for itself:

Not guitar, but still amazing 0

Not guitar, but still amazing

This really is an incredible story, so much so that I thought we could leave our plucking for a moment to listen to a different kind of sound.

Itzhak Perlman on practicing and vibrato 0

Itzhak Perlman on practicing and vibrato

A great artist, Itzhak Perlman has taken to youtube to spread some of his learnings that he undoubtedly has taught to hundreds of students. Yes, it is another instrument but the information is just...


What is it about Bream?

I was recently talking with Bret Williams on his podcast The Classical Guitar Insider. After leaving a very entertaining session, I immediately regretted two things. Firstly I swore to much. I don’t really know...


Interviewing the interviewer: Bret Williams Podcasts

I had a great time joining Bret Williams on his podcast “Classical Guitar Insider” so I offered to do a little recording after the podcast to help Bret get the word out about his...