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The Guitaromanie Podcast, hosted by Karl Wohlwend of Columbus Classical Guitar, features fascinating guests from all facets of the wide world of classical guitar, in casual conversations about their experiences and observations. Unusual experiences, careers, the new, the old…let’s explore!

The Guitaromanie Podcast, hosted by Karl Wohlwend of Columbus Classical Guitar, features fascinating guests from all facets of the wide world of classical guitar, in casual conversations about their experiences and observations. Unusual experiences, careers, the new, the old…let’s explore!

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United States

Description:

The Guitaromanie Podcast, hosted by Karl Wohlwend of Columbus Classical Guitar, features fascinating guests from all facets of the wide world of classical guitar, in casual conversations about their experiences and observations. Unusual experiences, careers, the new, the old…let’s explore!

Language:

English


Episodes

53. Laura Mazon Franqui

5/19/2022
http://www.lauramazon.com/ (Laura Mazon Franqui) might be young, but she's already built a pretty impressive career. She has some great ideas about what it means to be an artist, and we talk about her fascinating journey from Cuba to Miami to LA, and other points all over the world. Keep an eye out for her...she's setting the world on fire!

Duration:01:17:10

52. Guitaromanie First Year Anniversary Bash!

5/12/2022
What a good time! I was joined by past guests, including Aaron Larget-Caplan, Andrew Mah, Brian Kozak, Chris Mallett, Fred Hand, Gerard Cousins, Jeff LaQuatra, Jim McCutcheon, Laura Mazon-Franqui, Peter Danner, Sharon Wayne, and Thomas Flippin.

Duration:01:59:31

51. Robert Thompson

5/5/2022
https://www.belmont.edu/cmpa/music/faculty/faculty-bios/thompson_robert.html (Robert Thompson) is a Nashville guitarist who, among other things, teaches at the guitar juggernaut that is Belmont University. He's got a wide ranging experience, and an interesting perspective on the guitar scene in and around Nashville.

Duration:01:35:37

50. Frederic Hand

4/28/2022
http://www.frederichand.com/ (Fred Hand) is a beautiful human being - humble, compassionate, and absolutely inspiring. We chat about his career, his insights on the arts of writing and playing music, and his exciting new recording, https://newfocusrecordings.bandcamp.com/album/across-time (Across Time.) We listen to the 3rd movement of his Trilogy and his Ballade for Astor Piazzolla.

Duration:01:19:49

49. Duo Noire

4/21/2022
Thomas Flippin and Christopher Mallett are http://www.duonoire.com/ (Duo Noire). They are trailblazers on the modern classical guitar scene, and represent a future that is full of excitement, evolution, and a profound sense of meaning.

Duration:01:44:41

48. Benjamin Verdery

4/14/2022
http://www.benjaminverdery.com/ (Ben Verdery) is a burst of sunshine. His infectious and unbridled joy is a great treasure to the world of the classical guitar and beyone. What an inspiring and seriously FUN chat!

Duration:01:13:15

47. Alice Artzt

4/7/2022
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxO9nLlA0CfGUvJ-J-pjpqg (Alice Artzt) has a long and distinguished career as a touring artist and an important pedagogue. She released over a dozen recordings as a soloist as well as in duo and trio settings. She is a real treasure and has so many interesting stories to tell.

Duration:00:51:41

46. Gerard Cousins

3/31/2022
https://www.gerardcousins.com/ (Gerard Cousins) is a guitarist, arranger, and composer living in England. His recordings of the music of Phillip Glass have been released on Glass's label, Orange Mountain Music. He has also recently been collaborating with composer, Eric Whitacre. We talk about these projects, his work at the Spanish Guitar Centre, and an upcoming trip to the United States. He's charted an unbeaten path, and it was great to hear his perspectives.

Duration:01:15:18

45. Rupert Boyd

3/24/2022
http://www.rupertboyd.com/index.html (Rupert Boyd) is a New York based guitarist from Australia who has been doing some great work as a soloist as well as in chamber collaborations with the Australian Guitar Duo and Boyd Meets Girl, a 'cello and guitar duo with Laura Metcalf. We talk about the journeys his guitaring has taken him on, recording, and the nature of a life in the arts. He's engaging, humorous, and delightfully entertaining.

Duration:01:16:11

44. Daniel Boring

3/17/2022
https://www.reverbnation.com/danielboringduecolori (Daniel Boring) is holding court in Philadephia, PA. He talks about how it's a great place to be a working guitarist, tells us about his bounce-around "strategy" for his career trajectory, and what it means to bring a wealth of experiences to a varied professional life.

Duration:01:21:06

43. Kevin Taylor

3/10/2022
Kevin Taylor is the founder of the https://www.childbloom.com/ (Childbloom Guitar Program) and serves as its company president. Through his pioneering work and unique approach to guitar education and professional development, he has enriched the lives of countless young people through music, while providing a real-world solution for guitarists to make a living.

Duration:01:42:18

42. Chris Wilke

3/3/2022
http://www.christopherwilke.com/ (Chris Wilke) is a multi-faceted artist. His background embraces a wide scope of activity, from avant-garde performance and composition to unearthing masterworks for baroque lutes, and everything in between. He has a refreshingly open mind, and is a real thinker. We talk about his work at the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music and chat about all of his interesting projects.

Duration:01:21:25

41. Eleftheria Kotzia

2/24/2022
https://www.eleftheria.info/ (Eleftheria Kotzia) is one of the hardest working guitarists in the world. Her story is one of great courage and perseverance, and her enthusiasm for the art is irresistable. Her last appearance in the US was a California tour in 2018, we hope she'll come back soon!

Duration:01:16:06

40. Ronald Pearl

2/17/2022
http://www.ronaldmpearl.com/ (Ron Pearl) is a composer and guitarist who has been active publishing, performing, and teaching for the past 40 years. He is now "retired" and living in Rhode Island, but has performed across the globe in a highly-acclaimed guitar duo with Julian Gray. A Segovia tale AND a Brouwer tale in the same episode (neither told with an accent!)

Duration:01:55:08

39. Matt Gould

2/10/2022
Matt Gould is the guitar half of https://www.duo46.com/ (DUO46), with violinist Beth Ilana Schneider-Gould. He's been on the cutting edge of contemporary chamber music for the better part of 3 decades. He is an ardent and passionate advocate for pushing the guitar into a meaningful future, and it's so inspiring to hear his ideas.

Duration:01:41:37

38. Mark Delpriora

2/3/2022
https://www.msmnyc.edu/faculty/mark-delpriora/ (Mark Delpriora) is a giant. A formidable performer, an amazingly prolific composer, a scholar of the highest order - he has a fascinating tale or two to tell!

Duration:01:41:35

37. Gohar Vardanyan

1/27/2022
https://www.goharvardanyan.com/ (Gohar Vardanyan) is a New York based guitarist with a fascinating background, and she has taken quite a unique path to forging an impressive career.

Duration:01:41:16

36. Douglas James

1/20/2022
https://music.appstate.edu/faculty-staff/directory/dr-douglas-james (Douglas James) has been professor of guitar at Appalachian State University for over 25 years. He specializes in 19th Century guitar music, amongst other things. We have a lovely chat about that, his career, and the incredible Ophee collection being housed at ASU.

Duration:01:30:47

35. Brian Kozak

1/13/2022
My long-time friend and former duo partner, Brian Kozak talks about his experience as a working guitarist over the past 30 years in the Cleveland area. We were kids when we met, maybe we're a little wiser now.

Duration:01:15:38

34. Antigoni Goni

1/6/2022
http://www.antigonigoni.com/bio.html (Antigoni Goni) is a brilliant and vibrant star of the classical guitar world. Her story tells quite an adventure and the wisdom she shares is profound. She is also SO much fun to talk with!

Duration:00:59:33