Readers Celebrate Acoustic Guitar’s 25th Anniversary by Giving Back

Acoustic Guitar invited its readers to help celebrate the magazine’s 25th anniversary by donating 20% of their subscription fees to support five great guitar-related causes.  More than 400 readers responded and Acoustic Guitar has donated more than $2,000 in their names.  The recipients are: Guitars 4 Troops: Sending guitars and other musical supplies to troops […]

Classical Guitar Spring 2015 Issue Preview

On 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 […]

Blair Jackson Joins Stringletter Content Development Team

Veteran music journalist, author, and record producer Blair Jackson has joined Stringletter in the dual roles of Managing Editor of Acoustic Guitar and Editor of Classical Guitar. Jackson served as Managing Editor, Senior Editor, and Executive Editor of Mix magazine during a tenure lasting from 1983 to 2014, and is an active freelance writer on […]

Greg Sutton Joins Stringletter Sales Team

Greg Sutton has joined the Stringletter Marketing Services team in the position of Sales Manager, representing the Acoustic Guitar, Classical Guitar, and Ukulele media brands in the northern United States and throughout Canada. Greg has held comparable sales positions in the music products industry since 1999, initially with Mix and Electronic Musician, and more recently […]


Classical Guitar, the magazine and media brand of record for the international classical-guitar community since 1982, has been purchased by California-based Stringletter from its founding owner, Ashley Mark Publishing of Blaydon-upon-Tyne, UK, effective October 1, 2014. Classical Guitar was launched by English musician and writer Maurice Summerfield, who also authored the standard biographical reference The […]