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