Category Bradford’s Blog

2018 Douglass Scott Classical Guitar

This is my new 2018 Douglass Scott Classical Guitar. He did a wonderful job on the guitar. It has a clear, elegant, and focused sound and I love the feel of the smaller scale length and body of the instrument.…

Victoria Guitar Trio Play New Music by BC Composers

The new album promotional videos are here! Last year, Victoria Guitar Trio (Michael Dias, Adrian Verdejo, and Bradford Werner), with the assistance of the Canada Council for the Arts and Redshift Records, recorded an album of commissions and favourite works by…

Interview: Bradford Werner on Classical Guitar Corner

Had a great time being interviewed by Simon Powis of the Classical Guitar Corner podcast. Lots of interesting discussions. Classical Guitar Corner is an excellent learning resource and very high quality! Listen to the podcast here or check out more…

Guitar Studio Recital – Victoria, January, 2018

I’m very proud of my students for preparing this upcoming concert. I’m looking forward to it. Here is the proposed programme below. Picture update Jan.22nd, thanks to all for playing! Guitar Students from the Studio of Bradford Werner Wood Recital…

Roberto Barto (Lute & Vihuela) Concert and Videos

The Lute Society of America’s WestFest Workshop was in Victoria this year and included a performance by the amazing Robert Barto. I have long been a huge fan of Barto, his recordings (Amazon link) of Sylvius Leopold Weiss and Bernhard…

Instruments of Happiness – Tim Brady in Victoria

Instruments of Happiness Artists: Jonathan Barriault, Simon Duchesne, Marc-Olivier Lamontagne, Tim Brady Location: Open Space – Victoria BC Date: Saturday, April 1, 2017, 8:00 pm More info and tickets: Open Space Electric guitarists Tim Brady, Jonathan Barriault, Simon Duchesne, and Marc-Olivier Lamontagne will present a concert…

Ulyana Machneva Guitar Recital in Victoria

Victoria is home base to This is Classical Guitar. Check out this upcoming concert. Ulyana Machneva – Guitar Recital Victoria, BC, Canada Saturday, March 18, 6:30pm St Barnabas’ Church, 1525 Begbie Street Admission by Donation There is an upcoming guitar…

For Sale: Refinished Dominelli Classical Guitar

Refinished Marcus Dominelli Classical Guitar for Sale SOLD  Refinished French Polish & Action Adjustment by Marcus (Jan. 2017) Condition: Like New. A couple of small nail marks but the refinish cleans them up. 650mm, all-wood lattice bracing Cedar Top, Claro Walnut Back…

Tremolo Lesson and Exercise for Classical Guitar

During my week of teaching I come across all sorts of repertoire and technique. These are my ramblings and teaching from the week which I’m categorizing as weekly technique tips. This week is a tremolo lesson around the intermediate to…

2016 Dominelli Double Top Guitar (Sold)

SOLD.  2016 Double Top Guitar by Marcus Dominelli Top: Spruce-Inner/Nomex/Cedar-Outer Back & Sides: Indian Rosewood 630mm scale (shorter scale length) Bridge Indian Rosewood, Honduran rosewood binding and armrest, Ebony head plate Spanish cedar neck, Macasser ebony fingerboard, V-jointed headstock Elevated fingerboard, Soundport w/magnetic cover Gotoh…