Category Interviews

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

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…

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…

Julian Bream Video Interview at The Gramphone Awards

Bream gets honoured at the Gramphone Awards for a Lifetime Achievement prize. Bream at 80 seems like a very chill guy these days. He talks about his schooling and youth. He mentions how music gave him an education in feeling,…

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 excellent 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…

Johannes Möller interview re: Dutch music

Johannes Möller talks about Dutch guitar music. “Johannes Möller is interviewed by Melchior Huurdeman. They talk about the forgotten Dutch composer Karel Arnoldus Craeyvanger. This video was recorded in Bimhuis Amsterdam for VPRO Vrije Geluiden. Vrije Geluiden is a music…