Q&A Lesson: Performance Anxiety in Music & Guitar

Q&A Lesson: Performance Anxiety in Music & Classical Guitar – I took a ton of questions from my various subscribers on Patreon, Youtube, and the site comments and made three comprehensive questions and answers. If you love these Q&A Lessons…

Cicchillitti & Cowan Perform Sonatine by Ravel

Canadian guitarists Adam Cicchillitti and Steve Cowan perform Sonatine by Maurice Ravel (1875–1937). This comes via Cicchillitti’s YouTube channel. You can also hear this on their album Intimate Impressions which I posted about here. Great playing all around and beautiful tone and recording by Drew Henderson.…

Giuliani Left Hand Interval Studies, Op.1, Part 2 (PDF, Lesson)

Left Hand Interval Studies (Left Hand Exercises) by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829). Includes both a Notation-Only Edition and a TAB Edition. The level depends on your tempo and determination (Approximately Grade 4-9). See lesson video for more info on the level and intentions. Left Hand Fingering. 84…

Judith Bunk performs Gavotte 1 & 2, BWV 995 by Bach

German guitarist Judith Bunk performs Gavotte 1 & 2 from Suite BWV 995 by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750) on a 2015 Solveig Kirschner classical guitar. This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. You can also follow Bunk’s YouTube channel as well.…

Finlay Hay Performs Takemitsu & Regondi

Scottish guitarist Finlay Hay performs Wainscot Pond from In the Woods by Toru Takemitsu (1930-1996). This comes via Finlay Hay’s YouTube Channel. Below Hay performs Etude No.1 by Giulio Regondi (1823–1872) via Matthew McAllister’s YouTube. Finlay Hay is studying in his…

Matthew McAllister Interviews Uros Baric

Check out the second interview on Matthew McAllister‘s excellent Gallery of Guitar YouTube channel Curator Series. Go subscribe now because he’ll be interviewing and featuring more players and community members in his series! Here he interviews the wonderful Uros Baric who is one…

Goran Krivokapić Concert

Goran Krivokapić performs a 47 minute concert (repertoire below). This comes via Siccas Guitars and their great YouTube channel. Krivokapić’s playing is very balanced and refined making him one of my favourite players. Beautiful phrasing, articulations, and special melodic attention throughout. You can also follow his…
Michael Kolk Performs Sonata para Guitarra by José

Sonata para guitarra by Antonio José

Sonata para guitarra by Antonio José (1902-1936). This is one of the great modern Spanish works for guitar and simply one of the most significant long form sonata works for the instrument. This was José’s only work for guitar, composed in…

Rossini – Giuliani: Se inclinassi a prender moglie (Lesson, PDF)

Se inclinassi a prender moglie by Gioacchino Rossini (1792-1868) arranged by Mauro Giuliani (1781-1829) in No.8 from 12 Contradanze. Includes both a Notation-Only Edition and a TAB Edition. The level is Early-Intermediate (Approximately Grade 4). Left Hand Fingering. This is a PDF download. Buy or View Samples of the…

Antigoni Goni Performs Maxixe by Barrios

Greek guitarist Antigoni Goni plays Maxixe by Agustín Barrios Mangoré (1885–1944). This comes via William Jenks’ YouTube channel. Fantastic and extroverted playing of this dance work. Goni is a legendary performer and artist and I’m so glad that this video…

Tim Beattie Performs Divertimento No.2 by de Fossa

Canadian guitarist Tim Beattie performs Divertimento No.2 from Quatre Divertissements Op. 13 – Extraits Des Oeuvres De J. Haydn by François de Fossa (1775–1849). Movements: I. Largo Cantabile and​ II. Rondo Allegro.​ This comes via his Youtube Channel and played on N.G.…

Bradford Werner Interview with Eric Charles Mokotoff

Big thanks to Eric Charles Mokotoff for the great interview which he’s posted on his great Facebook Group (go join) and his Youtube (go subscribe). It’s a great discussion about my background but also method books and learning experiences that…