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 open strings (this is called scordatura) [...]

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 definitely won't want to miss this [...]

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