Classical Guitar Organizations, Journals, Magazines, Websites and Radio Programs

Guitar Foundation of America

Founded in 1973, the Guitar Foundation of America (GFA) is America's leading guitar organization. The GFA provides its members the combined advantages of a guitar society, a library, a publisher, a continuing educational resource, and an arts council. Today the GFA is the largest multinational guitar organization, providing serious guitarists worldwide a full range of educational, literary and performance resources and opportunities. The Guitar Foundation of America is a non-profit 501C(3) educational and literary organization and is devoted to furthering the knowledge of and interest in the guitar and its music.


America's premiere quarterly classical guitar magazine, Soundboard articles feature a wide variety of technical and musical columns, new music, and reviews. Membership in the Guitar Foundation of America includes a subscription to Soundboard magazine.

Guitar Forum

Guitar Forum is a journal dedicated to in-depth scholarly work on the classical guitar, its technique and its repertoire. Guitar Forum is published by the European Guitar Teachers Association UK, edited by Jonathan Leathwood and refereed by a board comprising Stephen Dodgson, Angelo Gilardino, Stephen Goss, Ricardo Iznaola, Stanley Yates, and Fabio Zanon.

Classical Guitar Magazine

This magazine regularly includes features; interviews; international news; coverage of worldwide guitar events; music, book, concert and recording reviews; articles on guitar history, musical analysis and technique; music supplements and a concert diary. There is also a list of guitar teachers (entry free to subscribers) and a list of guitar societies.

Guitar Review

Guitar Review, published since 1946, is a quarterly magazine devoted to the classical guitar. Its in-depth articles, reviews and rare music supplements provide a wealth of resources available nowhere else.

World Guitarist

Gunnar Eisels World Guitarist website provides daily news coverage for classical guitarists around the world. It includes comprehensive links to artists, instruments makers and dealers, classical guitar festivals, concerts and competitions, music publishers, supplies and classical guitar societies.

Classical Guitar Alive

The Classical Guitar Alive! public radio program is distributed each week to over 200 stations across America, also internationally to over 130 countries worldwide. The program promotes classical guitar-related music, performers and composers from many nationalities and cultures while integrating the work of American composers and performers.