Learn Classical Guitar Online for Free

Do you want to learn classical guitar? On this website, you will find all the information and resources you need to teach yourself how to play...

Getting Started

  • What is Classical Guitar? - What exactly is a classical guitar, and how it is different than other styles of guitar?
  • Guitar Terms - Terms, terms and more terms. Essential vocabulary that every classical guitarist should know. 
  • Guitar Setup - Broken string? Learn how to change strings and tune your guitar.

Shopping Advice

  • Buying a Guitar - Your guitar will be your faithful friend for years to come! Learn how to find the best classical guitar for your price range. 
  • Buying Accessories - What!? Just when you thought you could leave the guitar store without spending more money... Learn about essential guitar accessories like guitar supports, guitar tuner, and more.
  • Buying Guitar Books - Build your guitar library. Learn where to buy books, and which books I recommend.

Basic Skills

  • Technique - Starting your path towards becoming a guitar god. An overview of classical guitar technique, such as how to hold a guitar, how to pluck the strings, and how to shape your nails.
  • Reading Music - Learn your ABC's. Discover how to read guitar music through diagrams and exercises.
  • Interpretation - Learn the art and science of playing musically . Bring the notes to life with phrasing, character, and more.


  • Sheet Music - Free music... and legal too! Find music for classical guitar, organized by composer and difficulty level.

Tips and Tricks

  • Memorizing Music - Want to ditch the sheet music? Discover tips for memorizing music from years of experience. 
  • Avoiding Mistakes - Mistakes... the guitar player's best friend and worst enemy. Learn how to deal with and overcome mistakes.
  • Making a Living - Broke? Out of work? Discover what it takes to make a living as a classical guitarist. 


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About Me

My name is Daniel Nelson, and I am a classical guitar teacher and performer from Los Angeles, California. Click here to learn more.