Interview with The Guitar Channel

Julia was interviewed recently by Pierre Journel, the host of The Guitar Channel Passion Amplifier podcast on iTunes, about her book, My First Guitar:  Tales of True Love and Lost Chords.  Thank you again to … Read more…

DROP CITY in Deutschland, April 2017

DROP CITY, which features Julia’s music in its soundtrack, will be screening in Frankfurt, Germany on APRIL 18, 2017, 7:30 PM, at the Naxos Kino as a special program of the research group “International Dissidence … Read more…

Drop City Screens Tomorrow in Glasgow

The feature film documentary DROP CITY by Joan Grossman & Tom McCourt, which features Julia’s music in its soundtrack, will be screening FREE tomorrow, September 7, 2016 at the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow, … Read more…

Guitar Lessons With Julia

Julia is offering Private and Skype guitar lessons for children and adults.  Ms. Crowe is an award-winning guitarist and composer, adept at teaching both classical and electric guitar.  She is an experienced teacher for the … Read more…

A 5th String Subbing Cicada

I am looking forward to the moment when cicada season passes so I can hear myself think again. The tree outside my front terrace thrums loudly like a giant, shaking maraca with these screeching bugs … Read more…

A Guitarist Carves Out Long Lost Notation

  [6/22/16 UPDATE:  Tim has launched a Kickstarter campaign for this project.  Please visit the link to view the video and participate!!] My friend Tim Brookes, the author of Guitar: An American Life, spent the past … Read more…

Guitarist Sylwia Kloc

Sylwia Kloc, who wrote the review of the recent February 2016 Herrera-Limón concert at the Americas Society, is a classical guitarist from Poland.  She received her Bachelor and Master Degrees from Mannes College, The New … Read more…

Drop City screens in Istanbul

The film documentary Drop City, which features Julia Crowe’s guitar music in its soundtrack, will screen again this year in Istanbul on December 16th at the 2014 Istanbul Tasarım Bienali/2nd Istanbul Design Biennial, free of charge. The screening … Read more…

Congratulations to Kang Min Shin and John Bogan

Congratulations to Juilliard Pre-College Student Kang Min Shin for winning 3rd prize in the Junior Division of the Guitar Federation of America International Youth Competition and to Narnia Arts Academy Italia Summer Program Alum John Bogan … Read more…

Barcelona-Style Hot Chocolate

I am working at the moment on a few new guitar stories to be posted possibly toward later in the upcoming week… In the meantime:  my recipe for Barcelona-style hot chocolate.  It’s not as thick as … Read more…

My First Guitar Reader Letters

I give my thanks to those who have mailed incredibly heartfelt letters in response to reading My First Guitar. I thought I would mention something from one of them:  a father wrote to say that … Read more…

Notes of Note: Welcome

Welcome to this page, which I’m viewing as a moveable feast as I work on my next book, a historical novel, which does include a harrowing ship journey by sea undertaken by a humble but gutsy instrument … Read more…

Notes of Note: Where Did the Vowels Go?

The Guitar  Where did the vowels go? I replaced them in the title graphics with the following items: 1.  Fretboard of a Les Paul Gibson Standard. 2.  A Damp-it, a guitar humidifier.  It’s a piece … Read more…