This is the place to view links and information about how to learn to play classical guitar. You'll also get an overview of what's available to you no matter which level of classical guitar playing you've achieved so far.
The traditional method of booking lessons with a teacher is, of course, still one of the most popular ways for a student to learn classical guitar. There's also a large market for books which supplement traditional lessons or provide free standing "teach yourself" lessons.
The advent of digital technology has enabled lesson publishers to include CD's or DVD's with their written lessons. This means that students can enjoy ways of learning to play classical guitar that are close to the one to one experience with a tutor but without the cost. It's not the ideal but its an acceptable substitute if your budget won't run to personal lessons.
First off we feature one of the most respected teachers of the instrument. She publishes a superb range of books and cd's to help you achieve your full potential. She also provides personal lessons for those who live close enough to her home, or who can travel.
The Maxine Parker classical guitar rote method for teaching children as young as four years old is a great way of getting your kids to learn to play classical guitar . She also publishes a more advanced version of her method for older children and adults.
If you want the ultimate do it yourself package take a look at the Esteban classical guitar web site . Here you'll find complete guitar and DVD tutorial kits plus sets of instructional DVDs.
The growth of the internet has changed many ways of obtaining information and getting guitar lessons is no exception. If this is your chosen method make sure you shop around. Some online lessons involve subscription fees so make sure that you are sure before committing yourself. Check out these online classical guitar lessons and see what you think.
If you are just starting out, many video lessons can be found on YouTube and other sites that provide videos. The quality of the lessons vary, and for a beginner there's really no way to tell which videos are good and which are bad. If a beginner is trained incorrectly from the start, the bad playing habits learned can be very hard to break.
Here are some classical guitar lesson videos videos that might interest you if you are a budding virtuoso of the classical guitar.
I've listed three excellent sites that offer a big selection of beginner classical guitar sheet music , lessons and courses. Check them out, they'll keep you busy for years without having to spend a penny on classical guitar music scores.
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