Bridget Mermikides is a renowned classical guitarist with 25 years of teaching and performing experience. She is a Graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and is now an examiner at the Royal College of Music. Bridget has a monthly classical column in Guitar Techniques magazine and a guitar instruction DVD published by Future Music. Her first book of solo arrangements; The Classical Guitar Compendium, (Hal Leonard 2013) has become hugely popular around the world, and it inspired a second book; The Classical Guitar Anthology, which was published (also Hal Leonard) in January 2017. Bridget was featured as guitar expert in the BBC1 TV hit series Play it Again and her solo albums Guitarrista and Meditation have received much critical acclaim.