If you want to learn classical guitar online, then Simon Powis
invites you to join him on the Classical Guitar Corner Podcast. In this podcast he offers a variety of discussions on topics such as sight reading, practice technique, and memorisation. In addition to these specific topics he interviews world class classical guitarists and invite them to share insights and lessons they have learned..
In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon interviews Chris Mallet, who is a wonderful performer, the co-owner and co-director of California Conservatory of Music and also the co-director of the Peninsula Guitar Series in San Bruno, CA. We hope you enjoy this fantastic conversation that concludes our series of podcast episodes featuring [...]
In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon interviews film composer and guitarist Bryce Jacobs. This is a fascinating conversation stretching from Bryce's struggles at conservatory learning classical guitar to some of his stories working with Hans Zimmer on several film scores (including performing guitar on some of them). To find out more [...]
In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon interviews California-based luthier Kenny Hill. In truth Kenny's projects take him around the world so he is truly an international luthier, and this conversation gets into a lot of those details, including how he got started building guitars, his different experiments and projects with building [...]
In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon interviews Blair Jackson, editor of Classical Guitar magazine. This is an insightful conversation about the history of CG and their service to the classical guitar community over the last several decades. Please join in the conversation by leaving a comment below!
In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon interviews David Collett, President of Guitar Salon International, one of the largest dealers of classical and flamenco guitars in the world, located in Santa Monica, California in the States. Simon and David talk about GSI's guitar collection, its series of videos, and many other things [...]
The term masterclass has come to signify a fairly wide range of teaching scenarios and isn’t always dependent on a ‘master’ teacher being present. Rather, it signifies a lesson given to a student (or students) by a teacher (or teachers) in front of an audience. In addition to this, the students are more often than [...]
In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon talks about "overload": getting overwhelmed by too many things that can distract you from focusing in your practice and from the task at hand. Our guest for this episode is Ian Steedman, a member at CGC Academy, who brought up the topic of his own [...]
In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon sits down for another Q&A session with CGC Academy member Michael Clunn. Michael recently submitted his Level 1 Certificate Course submission and has been a member for a little more than two years now. He's an active member of the community and is helping to [...]
In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon sits down for a Q&A with CGC Academy member Martha Kreipke. There are some great topics in here, including whether the use of language like "mistakes" and "bad habits" (something I'm guilty of!) might not be the best language to convey the positive nature of [...]