Classical Guitar Blog

Inspiration: Listening to Houghton with Jacob Cordover

In honor of the life and art of Australian guitarist and composer Philip Houghton (d. Sept. 30, 2017), here's a beautiful performance of Houghton's "haunted sonata," Ophelia, played by Jacob Cordover. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNe6YTw9kAM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WcTTjvhyW-I https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-4rV6QJWZA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gQjDaTwaBTE [...]

Member Spotlight: Julie Watson

Julie Watson has been a member at CGC Academy for almost two years now. In that time she has become an essential, dedicated member of the CGC Academy community and last year she attended the [...]

Technique Tip: Left-Hand Accuracy

Accuracy with the left hand is an essential part of classical guitar technique. This exercise will improve your left-hand accuracy by training you to stay up on the fingertips while playing and to reduce excess [...]

Member Spotlight: Bruce Donehower

For this month's CGC Academy Member Spotlight we're featuring longtime member Bruce Donehower. Bruce was one of the earliest members of CGC and has been involved in so much of what's been going on at [...]

Breaking Bad Habits

By Dave Belcher Have you ever been driving in your car or walking down the street and you realized you couldn't remember what happened over the last minute or two because you were so lost [...]

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