Special Focus: The Competition Life

  • On the Cover: A profile of Ukrainian guitarist Marko Topchii, a perennial competition-winner
  • Other top guitarists and teachers share their thoughts on guitar competitions
  • What it’s like to judge guitar competitions


Features and Departments

  • Julian Bream at 85: An Appreciation
  • Adam Levin talks about his 21st Century Spanish Guitar series of recordings
  • Letter From Japan: Interviews with Shin-ichi Fukuda and Kiyoshi Shomura
  • View from the Front Row: Bold modern composer/guitarist Atanas Ourkouzounov
  • Method: Afro-Cuban rhythms in Leo Brouwer’s Danza Caracteristica
  • Plus: Classical Guitar News; Music to Play;  Graham Wade’s Momentito; new Keepers of the Flamenco columnist; album and sheet music reviews; Festival & Competition listings; and more


Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by July 6, 2018
  • Advertising materials due by July 13, 2018
  • Issue on sale August 28, 2018

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