About Simon

A lover of music and a passionate educator, Simon Powis has a doctorate from Yale University in Classical Guitar Performance and continues to perform internationally. Simon leads a global community of musicians to hone their craft and share it with others.

Drop D Tuning Tips


Drop D tuning is probably the most common type of re-tuning you are going to come across on the guitar, but there are many other ways to re-tune the [...]

Failure and Giving Up


In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon shares some personal stories about failure on the classical guitar and his own perseverance to keep moving forward. You [...]

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