Category Interviews

Classical guitar interviews with guitarists, teachers, luthiers, and more.

Luthier Q&A: Interview with Marcus Dominelli

A big thank you to Marcus Dominelli for this great interview. Marcus is always willing to sit down and have a talk with me over some coffee and answer my many guitar questions. He’s a friendly guy and always very interested…

New Release & Interview with Alan Rinehart

Soliloquies and Dreams (For Janice)Artist website: Alan RinehartAlbum Programme Notes and samplesNovaScribe Editions / Alan Rinehart, 2014. Buy the Album via Amazon: Soliloquies and Dreams I’ve had the plesure of meeting Canadian guitarist Alan Rinehart on a number of occasions but…

Katona Twins at Wimbledon + Interview with Zoltan Katona

The Katona Twins will be playing at this year’s Wimbledon International Music Festival in a programme featuring “The Guitar and the Spanish Civil War” with Narrator. I was lucky enough to squeeze an interview out of them despite their busy schedule!…

Modern Hearts & Interview with Adrian Verdejo

I guess today the site is called this is electric guitar! My good friend and colleague Adrian Verdejo has just released a brilliant recording of new music and modern works for electric guitar. Adrian is an excellent classical guitarist but…

“Fancywork” and Interview with Geoffrey Gordon

I’m very pleased to post this great interview with composer Geoffrey Gordon regarding his composition Fancywork. Not only is it a great piece but it was also commissioned by the excellent Duo46 who have been featured on the site a…

Interview and New Guitar by Luthier Douglass Scott

I was very pleased to have a nice visit the other day by luthier Douglass Scott. Douglass came over to my home in Victoria where we also had a good chat with Marcus Dominelli. Douglass sets up shop in Ladysmith on Vancouver…

Interview with guitarist David Starobin

A big thank you to legendary guitarist David Starobin for doing this interview! I first became familiar with Starobin through his recording of Elliot Carter’s Changes as well as Mario Davidovsky’s Synchronisms No. 10. I then came to know his…

Interview with Jorg Graf of Graf Tuners

“An interview from June 2013 with Jorg Graf in Burnstown Ontario.” The folk over at Classical Guitar Training have a nice interview with Jorg Graf of Graf tuners. You can check out more videos by these guys at their YouTube…

Spotlight: Heike Matthiesen, guitarist

I’m very happy to present this spotlight and interview with guitarist Heike Matthiesen. Heike is very active online and at concerts, festivals, as well as recording. It’s a real pleasure getting to know such a great player and such a kind…

Spotlight: Agustín Castilla-Ávila, composer

Here’s an interview and some media by composer Agustín Castilla-Ávila. He was interviewed by guitarist and organizer Angelito Agcaoili.  Agustín was kind of enough to submit this article for the site. I’ve enclosed some additional photos and videos as well so you can…