GC 18: Lucas Michailidis talks about The Melbourne Guitar Lab

Melbourne based guitarist and composer Lucas Michailidis joins me today to chat about a workshop series he is curating called the Melbourne Guitar Lab.

Lucas has performed both locally and internationally in a career spanning 20 year, he is signed to Candy Rat records and his performances and compositions have won many accolades.

GC 17: Ben Dix and Dan McKay from Melbourne Guitar Quartet

The Melbourne Guitar Quartet is one of Australia’s leading guitar quartets having performed for over 10 years. Their mission is to cultivate new works for the chamber guitar and to bring this medium to new audiences,

GC 16: Jason Vieaux Interview

Classical guitarist Jason Vieaux has been on the world stage for the past three decades. His busy schedule of touring schedule includes solo concerts and many chamber collaborations with quartets, harpists and accordionists. He co-founded the guitar department at  The Curtis Institute of Music and last year won a Grammy for best solo classical recording.…

GC 15: Yuri Liberzon Interview

On this episode of Guitar Conversations I interview guitarist Yuri Liberzon. He is a graduate of Peabody Institute and Yale University having studied with Manuel Barrueco and Benjamin Verdery. Yuri has recently released his first solo CD called Ascension. We talk about his new release and his journey so far in the world of classical…

GC 14: Raffaele Agostino Interview

Raffaele Agostino is a Sydney based guitarist and teacher. He has been involved With the Sydney guitar scene for many decades performing, teaching , examing and co-running the Sydney Guitar Summer School. He also performs in a variety of ensembles including the Sydeney Guitar Trio and Duo Agostino. In my interview with Raff we talk…

GC 13: Tommy Emmanuel Interview

My guest today is finger-style guitar legend Tommy Emmanuel. Tommy has been performing internationally for many decades. He has worked with many notable guitarists including Chet Atkins and Eric Clapton and is known for his high energy compositions and arrangements, especially those of The Beatles songs. I had a great chat with Tommy about his…

GC 12: Scott Tenant Interview

Scott Tennant is an internationally recognized classical guitarist and teacher. He was a founding member of the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet which has enjoyed a 30 year career and amongst many accolades is also known for his best selling guitar technique book called Pumping Nylon. In my chat with Scott we talk about LAGQ, his…

GC 11: John Williams Interview

John Williams needs no introduction, he is a household name amongst guitarist and classical music lovers around. He has performed internationally for over 60 years having recorded some 200 albums, and thrilled and amazed audineces around the world with his dazzling technique, and incredible breadth of repertoire. His contribution to the classical guitar cannot be…