Classical Guitar Spring 2015 CoverOn the Cover

Sharon Isbin discusses crossover success and Troubadour, a new documentary film about her.

Focus on Festivals and Events

  • How the prestigious Aalborg International Guitar Festival thrives on a shoestring budget.
  • Did they like me? Tips from Guy Traviss on how to succeed in guitar competitions.
  • International Guitar Foundation founder Tom Kerstens discusses festivals, recording, and more.

Features and Departments

  • Eclectic guitarist Marc Ribot honors Haitian guitar giant Frantz Casseus by starting a Young Guitarists Program in his name.
  • As the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet turns 35, we look at their enduring legacy.
  • We visit luthier and musician Kenny Hill, whose instruments are seen in the hands of many formidable performers.
  • Croatian virtuoso Anna Vidovic is reviewed in Boston and shares her insights about performing.
  • A half-century old, the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Guitar Program looks forward.
  • Who’s next? Filling the hole left by the death of Paco de Lucía.

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due  by January 2, 2015
  • Advertising materials due by January 9, 2015
  • Issue on sale February 24, 2015

Published by David Lusterman

David A. Lusterman is the president of Stringletter, which he founded in 1986. He also directs the Marin Community Music School in San Anselmo, California, which he founded in 2009. He might found something else someday.