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No. 377, Spring 2015

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CONTENTS

Sharon Isbin: Is she the new ‘face of classical guitar’? by Jason Walsh
Surprise Anniversary: The San Francisco Conservatory of Music Guitar Program turns 50 by Pat Moran
The Process Never Stops: The Los Angeles Guitar Quartet’s Scott Tennant discusses the group’s evolution by Mark Ari
The Father of Haitian Classical Guitar: Eclectic Guitarist Marc Ribot Honors His Mentor, Frantz Casseus by Pat Moran

SPECIAL FOCUS: GUITAR FESTIVALS & COMPETITIONS
Fearlessly Toward the Mainstream:  Tom Kerstens on the IGF on festival planning By Thérèse Wassily Saba
Did They Like Me? How to succeed in classical guitar competitions by Guy Traviss
Aalborg International Guitar Festival: A report from Denmark by Paul Fowles

NEWS
CG News: Remembering Hector Quine, Guitars for Ferguson
Letter From... Badi Assad on performing in Germany
High Society: A look at the Austin Classical Guitar Society
Momentito: Graham Wade on a changing of the guard, Segovia, and more
View from the Front Row: Learning classical guitar wasn’t always so academic
Keepers of the Flamenco: Who will be the next Paco?

PLAY
Reverberations: The legacy of Francesco Corbetta
Rehearsal Room: Dealing with performance anxiety
Formula for Success: Five ways to prepare for an audition
Performance Prep: Making the move from practice room to concert stage

CRAFT
Fret Work: Luthier Kenny Hill builds guitars for the elite and the masses
World on a String: The Baroque era's chitarra battente
New Products: A GPS guitar tracker, D'Addario carbon strings, and more

REVIEWS
Stage: The Romeros, Emma Kirkby and Jakob Lindberg, Ana Vidovic
Discs: Richard Durrant’s Cycling Music, Durrant and Beach: Guitar and Harpsichord, plus The Famous Weiss
Print: Music from Jean-Marie Raymond, Domenico Scarlatti, Essential Flamenco Guitar, Nick Fletcher, Federico Tarazona

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