**This issue will receive bonus distribution at Summer NAMM, GFA, Sweetwater GearFest**

Special Focus: Guitar ‘Methods’

  • Aaron Shearer: An appreciation of the ‘Father of American Classical Guitar Education’ on the centenary of his birth
  • Graham Wade on the history of methods, from the Renaissance to the present
  • CG readers reveal which methods and etudes have been most helpful in their own development

Features and Departments:

  • On the cover: Miloš Karadaglić opens up about his recovery from a hand injury, new projects, and more
  • Pablo Villegas discusses his duo album with legendary singer Placido Domingo
  • An interview with innovative South African guitarist Derek Gripper
  • Amplification and the classical guitar: a look at tools and techniques for creating a natural sound
  • How the Orontes Guitar Quartet escaped war-torn Syria for a new life in Canada
  • ‘Method’ column: Carcassi’s Etude #23
  • Plus: Classical Guitar News; Music to Play; album, sheet music, and live performance reviews; Festival & Competition listings; and much more!

Key Dates

  • Advertising reservations due by April 25, 2019
  • Advertising materials due by May 2, 2019
  • Issue on sale June 18, 2019

*subject to change