Classical Guitar Insider (music )

The founders of the Kithara Project talk about their goal of putting guitar and classical music into the hands of children in areas that lack the resources for arts education and programming. You know, I can be selfless and helpful too. I'm just really busy with my podcast right now? And also I need to replace my headphones. I'm thinking bluetooth for the gym, but I don't know if they're sweat proof.  

Direct download: Kithara_Final.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 9:22pm EDT


Chilean guitarist and composer Pedro Rodriguez comes on the show to talk about his homeland, being a nylon jazz player, and how much fun it is to hear Americans use foul language. He's in the right place because I swear like an older sister at a bachelorette party. 

Direct download: Pedro_Rodriguez_Final.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 2:22pm EDT

Isabella talks about what it means to be a musicologist, her new guitar school, and being a parent. I talk about Korean food, pink eye and gout. There's something for everyone! 

Direct download: Isabella_Final.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:30am EDT

It’s Turkey Day!!! Not the day you burp and fart and watch two teams you don’t care about give each other dementia, Turkey Day with award winning Turkish guitarist and composer Celil Refik Kaya!

Direct download: Kalil_FInal.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:00am EDT

Threefifty, the group formed by the former members of Threefifty Duo, explain the origin of their name, talk about their new octet, teaching adults, and getting kicked out of their apartment. 

Direct download: 350_dou_Edit_1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 7:03pm EDT

Dr. Victor Kioulaphides is an award winning composer and concert double bassist who left his country for New York on a world class cruise ship. He met a plain faced, box shaped girl who let him paint her nude until the ship ran into a giant box of un-microwave-safe-good-morning-america coffee mugs. The End.

Direct download: Victor_Koulephides_Final_.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 1:57pm EDT

Israeli guitarist Yuri Liberzon comes on the show to talk about his new album and living in California, the Sunshine State! Right?

Direct download: Yuri_Edit.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:18pm EDT

Ekachai Jearakul won the GFA last year and is currently on a world tour. Before his Carnegie Hall debut, he stopped by for an interview. He is from Thailand; a land of gilded temples, white beaches and sweet, exotic drinks. I am from Stockton and am applying for an inside sales position at a jewelry store in midtown. Fingers crossed.

Direct download: Ekachai_Jearakul_Edit_1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 11:34am EDT

University of Wisconsin guitar professor, Elina Chekan, moved to the U.S. from Belarus, learned english, went to Yale, and is completing her Doctorate. I moved to Brooklyn last week and am struggling with a wall fixture from IKEA. 

Direct download: Elina_CHekan_Edit_1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 10:30pm EDT

USC Professor and founding member of the Grammy winning Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Scott Tennant, talks about how William Kanengiser makes the the cutest little pancakes, how Andrew York is taking time off from the ensemble to invent an ethical dolphin saddle, and how John Dearman is changing his name to John Dearperson. 

Direct download: Scott_Tennant_Edit_1.mp3
Category:Music -- posted at: 12:00am EDT