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.

CGC 044 : Alvaro Pierri


Álvaro Pierri, born into a musical family in Montevideo, Uruguay, is one of the greatest and most accomplished guitarists of his generation. His early musical education was at the [...]

Villa Lobos Prelude 1 Lesson


Prelude Number 1 by Heitor Villa Lobos is one of the great works composed for classical guitar. From its full sounding resonance to the cello-like melody, this piece has [...]

CGC 039 : Stephen Goss


Stephen Goss and I happened to be staying at the same hotel at this year's GFA convention in Denver. So, I jumped on the chance to sit down and [...]

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