Yamandu Costa, virtuoso guitarist: ‘I believe in the beauty of people’
Ahead of Yamandu Costa’s performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium in early August, guitarist and Faculty of Fine Arts and Music alumna Rose de La Montaña speaks …
Elijah Wald: how the guitar shaped – and didn’t shape – the world
Elijah Wald is a musician, writer and historian who has been playing guitar for more than 50 years. Ahead of his keynote address at the Melbourne Conservatorium …
Two-minute interview: Stephen Goss, composer and guitarist
Ahead of his visit to the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music next week, world-renowned and acclaimed composer Stephen Goss speaks to Ken Murray about his compositional process, …
Glenn Branca: four guitar works by the late composer
His music has influenced musicians and divided critics the world over – but his impact on our understanding of what guitars can do can’t be denied.
Two-minute interview: Jonathan Paget, classical guitarist
Jonathan Paget is passionate about performing 19th-century guitar music on period instruments. We caught up with him before his 11 May Guitaromanie! performance to find out why.
How to create backing tracks with the Boss RC-30 Loop Station
In this, the fourth in a series of How To videos from the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music, Lecturer in Guitar Tonié Field …