Bradford Werner

Bradford Werner

Bradford Werner is a classical guitarist and music publisher from British Columbia, Canada. He owns and edits the online publication This is Classical Guitar and sheet music store Werner Guitar Editions. He has taught a wide range of students from dedicated youth, hobbyists adults, and emerging young professionals in collage programs. Bradford taught classical guitar at the Victoria Conservatory of Music for 16 years and freelanced and performed in Greater Victoria for 20 years. He adjudicates festivals, and has given exams and masterclasses for The Alberta Provincial Festival, Mount Royal University, Calgary Guitar Society, and many more. Also see his work with the Quelus Guitar Duo, and the Victoria Guitar Trio with Michael Dias and Adrian Verdejo. The trio has commissioned numerous premieres and recorded an album on RedShift Records showcasing contemporary Canadian composers. See more at his personal website.

Abel García Ayala Plays Three Pieces by Carlos Chávez

Mexican guitarist Abel García Ayala performs Piezas for guitarra (Three pieces for guitar) by Mexican composer Carlos Chávez (1899–1978). This comes via Knobloch Strings and their YouTube channel. Wonderful rhythmic performance by Abel García Ayala with a wide variety of…

Simon Farintosh Plays Distant Light

Canadian guitarist Simon Farintosh performs his own composition Distant Light that recently won the Ottawa Guitar Society Composition Competition. This comes via Simon’s YouTube Channel. Congratulations to Simon on a beautiful piece and excellent performance. You can find his sheet music edition via…

Noémi Kucsera Plays Vals No.3, Op.8 by Barrios 

Noemi Kucsera Classical Guitar

Classical guitarist Noémi Kucsera performs Vals No.3, Op.8 by Agustin Barrios Mangore (1885-1944). This comes via Kucsera’s YouTube channel. Beautiful performance by Noémi Kucsera with a nice combination of rhythmic clarity along with relaxed pacing and flowing phrases. Amazing recording…

Estudio Rítmico (Beginner, Free PDF)

Estudio Rítmico – Free PDF sheet music, performance, and lesson video for mid to late beginner classical guitar. For use after my Method Book Volume 1 or during Volume 2. Free PDF Sheet Music Edition This late-beginner work is influenced by…

Peter Graneis Plays Due Canzoni Lidie by D’Angelo

Peter Graneis performs Due Canzoni Lidie by Italian composer Nuccio D’Angelo (b.1955). This comes via Open Strings Berlin and their Youtube channel. Due Canzoni Lidie is a two movement piece written by Nuccio D’Angelo in 1984. I’ve posted performances of this work before and continue to…

Minueto en Do by Barrios

Minueto en Do by Agustin Barrios Mangore (1885-1944). PDF sheet music and video for classical guitar. Comes with both a notation edition with left hand fingering and a separate tab edition. The level is mid-intermediate (Grade 5-6). This is a PDF…

Irina Kulikova Plays Allegro Solemne from La Catedral by Barrios

Irina Kulikova performs the third movement, Allegro Solemne from La Catedral by Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885–1944). This comes via Guitar Salon International and their YouTube channel on a 2022 Eric Sahlin guitar. A very energetic performance by Kulikova with some nice definition to the lines. If you’re…

Iva Kosić Plays Danza, Op.176 by Tedesco

Iva Kosić performs Danza from Tre Preludi mediterranei, Op. 176 (1955) by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco (1895–1968). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their YouTube channel. Great performance with excellent dynamic range and phrasing. I love these Tre Preludi mediterranei by Tedesco which come just a…

Q&A Lesson: Classical Guitar Position Follow-up

Q&A Lesson: Classical Guitar Position Follow-up. Thanks to all my Patreon supporters who submitted questions. You can visit my Support Page if you enjoy these and want to help out. Here’s the YouTube link if you want to watch the video there. Make sure to see my…

Pastoral, No.9, Op.15 by François de Fossa

Pastoral, No.9 from Douze Divertissemens, Op.15 by François de Fossa (1775-1849). PDF sheet music and video for classical guitar. Comes with both a notation edition with left hand fingering and a separate tab edition. The level is late-intermediate to early-advanced (Grade 8-9), although short,…

Arpèges de Trois Notes by Carulli (Free PDF)

Arpèges de Trois Notes (Arpeggios in Triplets) by Ferdinando Carulli

Arpèges de Trois Notes (Arpeggios in Triplets) by Ferdinando Carulli (1770-1841) for Classical Guitar. Free PDF sheet music for mid-beginner classical guitar. I’d recommend playing this piece after completing my Volume 1 method book or during my Volume 2 method…

Delta Guitar Quartet plays Patterns by Freya Arde

Delta Guitar Quartet performs Patterns by Freya Arde (b.1988). The Delta Guitar Quartet includes Judith Beschow, Juliane Byrenheid, Simon Riedlecker, and Albrecht Bunk. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Beautiful performance by the Delta Guitar Quartet with excellent pacing and a…