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VIDEO TIP: Right Hand Position of Classical Guitar

January 30, 2014

The right hand plucks or strums the strings, and can achieve a variety of tones depending on position and fingernails. Scott Cmiel, guitar instructor at SFCM and the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts, demonstrates with the assistance of Bleiz Larzul, who performs Estudios Sencillos No. 19 by Leo Brower. — Lisa Petrie


Video by Beth Hondl

Scott Cmiel is Chair of the guitar and musicianship departments at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music Preparatory Division and Director of the guitar program at San Francisco School of the Arts.