100 episodes

Simon Powis from Classical Guitar Corner explores different ways to approach music practice and teaching through a series of focused and educational sessions. Joining him will be a star studded line up of classical guitar performers and teachers who will discuss their own styles and philosophies on education. From beginner techniques, practice habits, and performance skills to advanced training and pedagogy, Simon will explore a variety of approaches that will be of interest to both students and teachers of the classical guitar.

The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast Simon Powis

    • Performing Arts
    • 4.7 • 81 Ratings

Simon Powis from Classical Guitar Corner explores different ways to approach music practice and teaching through a series of focused and educational sessions. Joining him will be a star studded line up of classical guitar performers and teachers who will discuss their own styles and philosophies on education. From beginner techniques, practice habits, and performance skills to advanced training and pedagogy, Simon will explore a variety of approaches that will be of interest to both students and teachers of the classical guitar.

    CGC 104 : CGC's 10-Year Anniversary!

    CGC 104 : CGC's 10-Year Anniversary!

    In this episode of The Classical Guitar Corner Podcast, Simon tells the story of Classical Guitar Corner in celebration of this, our 10-year anniversary! There have been lots of twists and turns along the way but we couldn’t be more grateful for this amazing community that Simon brought together, from an attic no less, 10 […]

    • 34 min
    CGC 103 : Uroš Barič

    CGC 103 : Uroš Barič

    Uroš is a wonderful musician, and outstanding recording engineer, and really just a lovely person! In this episode we talk about recording, his time in Vienna, work on the Virtual Guitar Orchestra, and his arrangements. If you would rather watch the whole CGC show episode on video, you can watch here:

    • 46 min
    CGC 102: Three Types of Learning

    CGC 102: Three Types of Learning

    • 17 min
    CGC 101: Playing Positions

    CGC 101: Playing Positions

    • 18 min
    CGC 100 : David Russell

    CGC 100 : David Russell

    In celebration of our 100th podcast we have an outstanding presentation from the great David Russell. Thank you to all the listeners over the years. Here is to 100 more!

    • 47 min
    CGC 099: Motivation

    CGC 099: Motivation

    Learning the classical guitar is a journey that takes time. You will find yourself encountering obstacles, feeling challenged, questioning your abilities, questioning your guide, and sometimes just wanting to put the instrument down.  You are not alone in any of these feelings. Accepting that there will inevitably be dips, frustrations, and plateaus, that appear along […]

    • 22 min

Customer Reviews

4.7 out of 5
81 Ratings

81 Ratings

Pdx news junkie ,

Great information

Simon’s podcasts are filled with amazing information. He goes into great detail at times, but keeps it interesting with stories and great examples. I’m really enjoying listening to him

DonnaZi ,

Valuable Podcast

Been listening to this podcast for many years. I always learn something new. This latest podcast, "What Makes a Guitar Piece Difficult", is filled with incredibly valuable information for teachers and students. In addition, Dr. Powis wrote notes below; something I was planning to do as soon as I got back from my walk during which I listened to the podcast!

jbabindvm ,

Terrific podcast

I am a beginner classical guitar player, and I LOVE this podcast. Simon is so knowledgeable and so enjoyable to listen to. The topics are always interesting and informative. I feel inspired after every podcast. Please keep them coming!

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