General Guitar

This website is dedicated to classical guitar music and classical guitar technique. However, some subjects are universal for all styles and genres of guitar.

Below you’ll find articles and tutorials that span the different worlds of guitar.


  1. 2023 Classical Guitar Gift Guide
  2. 4 Ways to Tune a Classical Guitar by Ear
  3. 9 Steps to Try Out A New Guitar
  4. A Common (and Versatile) Folk Fingerpicking Pattern
  5. Am I Too Old to Learn Classical Guitar?
  6. Can You Play Classical Guitar on an Acoustic Guitar?
  7. Can You Play Classical Guitar with Small Hands?
  8. Can You Use an Ipad or Tablet for Guitar Practice?
  9. Classical Guitar Buying Guide – How to Choose a Guitar
  10. Classical Guitar TABs: Both Terrible and Wonderful
  11. Classical Guitar Technique Tips for Fingerstyle Players
  12. Fingerstyle Guitar vs. Classical Guitar
  13. Guitar Lessons for Adults: A Guide to Get Started
  14. Guitar Squeak: Get Rid of Guitar Noise
  15. How Classical Guitar Technique Can Help You Play Other Styles of Music
  16. How Long Does it Take to Learn Guitar? And How to Go Further Faster
  17. How to Fly with a Guitar: Guitars on Airplanes
  18. How to Learn Classical Guitar Chords (and Why They’re So Great)
  19. How to Play the Most Common Chords on Guitar
  20. How to Stop a Back Buzz on Classical Guitar
  21. How to Strum a Guitar
  22. How to strum and sing guitar songs
  23. How to Use a Tuning Fork to Tune a Guitar
  24. How to Use Balance to Trigger Faster Learning (a Fun Guitar Practice Trick)
  25. Learning Classical Guitar (when you already play some guitar)
  26. Left-Handed Guitar: Does it Make Any Difference?
  27. On Teachers and Lessons (1/3) – 6 Benefits of Weekly Lessons with a Private Teacher
  28. On Teachers and Lessons (2/3) – 8 Ways a Guitar Teacher May Fail You (Signs of Bad Teaching)
  29. On Teachers and Lessons (3/3): How to Get the Most From Lessons
  30. Problems with the Word “Classical” in Music
  31. What is a Capo? How and Why to Use a Capo on Guitar
  32. What is Classical Guitar?