Cordoba Guitars was founded in 1997 by (CEO) Tim Miklaucic and is located in beautiful Santa Monica, CA. Cordoba.
Cordoba Nylon String Guitars is the result of Miklaucic's desire to rescue the classical guitar which, today, has been overshadowed by the acoustic steel-string guitar and the electric guitar. In Addition to Classical and Flamenco Guitars Cordoba also makes Ukuleles.
Cordoba Guitars are designed in the Spanish tradition - resonant, lightweight and handmade. Varying from 1/4 to full size and with many colors, tonewood, style and cutaway/electric options. The quality and craftsmanship of Cordoba Guitars speaks to the evolution of nylon-stringed instruments. Cordoba has painstakingly sought to balance the tradition of the early master luthiers with the growing changes in technology. The result is an uncompromising fusion of beauty and artistry that is lightweight and responsive while maintaining the integrity of the Spanish tradition.
Tim Miklaucic began his nylon string guitar renaissance by researching the best luthiers and brands in the world. Among the first was Edmund Blöchinger (Cordoba Designer / Master Builder). Blöchinger was known for utilizing the classical methods of late 19th-century Spanish luthiers. In fact, Cordoba now honors five master luthiers with replicas of iconic guitar models that represent significant moments in the careers of Antonio de Torres, Hermann Hauser I, Miguel Rodriguez, Manuel Reyes, and Domingo Esteso.
Cordoba also has Pepe Romero Jr. on their team, who had already been working on an innovative process of applying classical-guitar-building techniques to the ukulele. The traditional ukulele then underwent a redesign that began by widening the neck offering the player greater freedom and maneuverability while the exterior aesthetics offered an elegant appearance and superior craftsmanship.
If you are in the market for a Classical Guitar, Flamenco Guitar or Ukulele you should come in to check out these amazing instruments.