Michael Chapdelaine Interview

Michael Chapdelaine has been in the guitar business for a long time. He studied with Segovia and many other of the older maestros, and has a unique perspective on the guitar world today–he’s not afraid to tell you exactly what he thinks. I hope you enjoy this interview as much as I do.

Part One

  • How Michael got started on the guitar
  • When Chapdelaine started playing classical guitar and how fingerstyle came into the picture
  • How some of the fingerstyle stuff Michael has done carried over into his original compositions

Part Two

  • Michael explains how fingerstyle influenced his classical guitar playing
  • What Chapdelaine does in a typical concert program
  • About his recordings

Part Three

  • How classical guitar has changed since Michael’s days as a student
  • About the infamous Segovia master class

Part Four

  • Tips and thoughts for guitarists