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 Rinehart Album Programme Notes and samples NovaScribe 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…

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!…

Hotlink: Interview with Jorge Caballero via Gerald Garcia

Over on Gerald Garcia‘s blog he interviews Jorge Caballero on “subjects such as technique, learning, focal dystonia and why he chose to transcribe a very difficult Mozart Sonata for solo guitar.” The interview was conducted at t the Iserlohn Guitar Symposium back…

Modern Hearts: Review & 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…

Tariq Harb – a short documentary via Amman, Jordan

Tariq Harb let me know about this project he did over the holidays with Aramram WebTV in Amman, Jordan. It’s a short documentary about Tariq and the classical guitar released with subtitles in English. If you’ve been following the site you’ve likely…