Classical Guitar Blog

Inspiration: Listening to Kevin Gallagher

For this month's bit of inspiration we'll be taking a listen to one of our new CGC Academy Faculty members, Kevin Gallagher, playing a beloved piece from the classical guitar repertoire (even though it was [...]

Inspiration: Listening to Connie Sheu

No matter what our level of playing ability, we all need inspiration. I remember when I first heard Segovia play J. S. Bach's legendary "Chaconne" and how it inspired me not only to want to [...]

Spot Practice

https://youtu.be/aLCcVW73yHQ How many of you use slow practice in your practice routine? Slow practice is a tried and true method for working through and solving all kinds of difficult passages in our repertoire. (Simon wrote [...]

5 Common Classical Guitar Mistakes

As a teacher of classical guitar I have been fortunate to teach dozens of students one to one, hundreds of students in workshops and seminars and several thousand students online. Through this experience I observe [...]

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