Manuel Rodríguez Academia 60-s 'Spruce / Rosewood' Classical Guitar

Available at Acoustic Centre Melbourne

Presenting the Manuel Rodriguez Academia 60-C 'Spruce / Rosewood' Classical Guitar, a distinguished member of the esteemed Academia series known for its exceptional craftsmanship and exquisite tonal qualities. Crafted in accordance with the finest Spanish traditions, this guitar offers musicians an opportunity to elevate their musical journey to new heights.

Handcrafted with precision and care, the Academia AC60 S features a solid spruce top paired with visually striking rosewood back and sides, delivering a balanced and resonant sound profile. This guitar is designed to inspire and captivate with its captivating visual appeal and superior sound quality.

Manuel Rodriguez guitars are renowned for their adherence to traditional construction techniques, and the Academia series exemplifies the brand's commitment to excellence. Incorporating materials and techniques typically reserved for higher-end models, the AC60 S offers a blend of class, competence, and musicality at an accessible price point.

Ideal for classical guitar enthusiasts seeking to refine their skills, the AC60 S boasts a solid spruce top and rosewood back and sides, exuding natural beauty and rich tonal characteristics. The mahogany neck and ovangkol fingerboard and bridge further contribute to its exceptional sound and playability.

Featuring bone nut and saddle for enhanced string vibration transmission, along with golden tuning machines adorned with a lyre and black buttons, this guitar exudes elegance and sophistication. The unique Manuel Rodriguez headstock cutout adds a distinctive touch to its classic design.

With its discreet yet finely crafted decoration and high-gloss finish, the AC60 S showcases the natural beauty of its woods while offering superior comfort and playability. The inclusion of a factory-installed Gewa armrest further enhances playing comfort, ensuring a delightful playing experience.

Backed by over a century of accumulated experience and modern construction technologies, the Academia AC60 S delivers a present sound and excellent projection, making it well-suited for concerts and demanding performances. Experience the rich history, superior craftsmanship, and exceptional sound of Manuel Rodriguez guitars, rooted in the revered tradition of Spanish guitar making since 1905.

  • Model: Academia AC60-C
  • Top: Solid spruce
  • Back and sides: Rosewood decor
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fingerboard: Ovangkol
  • Bridge: Ovangkol
  • Nut and saddle: Bone
  • Wooden rosette
  • Bindings: White at the back and sides
  • Factory-installed Gewa armrest
  • Tuning machines: Golden, with lyre, black buttons
  • Strings: Hannabach 815HTC Silver Special with carbon treble, high tension
  • Finish: Eco-friendly high-gloss polyurethane

Acoustic Centre offers free shipping on all new items to most locations within Australia on all orders over $99, excluding Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland. Used items have a flat rate shipping fee of $59 within our usual shipping locations. We also offer competitive Express shipping options at checkout.

Customers located in Western Australia, Northern Territory and Far North Queensland recieve free shipping on all accessory orders over $99, but will incur a flat rate instrument or large item shipping charge of $179 (or $299 for Express shipping).

Occasionally due to issues with delivering to remote or unusual destinations, we aren't able to offer free postage. We reserve the right to retract the offer if freight costs exceed 15% of your purchase. We will always notify you if there is an issue and offer a full refund or arrange alternative delivery options.

All strings and accessories will be shipped with tracking via courier or Australia Post. Other items including guitars and amplification equipment will be shipped using our courier service providers, with a tracking number and signature on delivery.

The Acoustic Centre ships goods Australia-wide, however at this time we are unable to accept international orders.

Zip Money - Buy Now, Pay Later.

We offer 3 Months interest free on purchases under $1000, and 6 Months interest free on purchases over $1000.

Click here for more information and Application form - it only takes a minute!

Studio 19 RentalsWe rent the things people love.

Studio19 Rentals operates Australia’s foremost in-store Rental program for musical instrument retailers, and allows you to have the gear of your dreams now for a low monthly price. 

Studio19 offers:

  •  Low monthly payments
  •  Apply to buy at any time
  •  Protection plan available
  •  Return anytime after the minimum rental period
  •  No ongoing account keeping fees or charges

Click here  for more details.

We endeavour to show the actual instrument in stock whenever possible, but the guitar in stock may differ slightly from the one shown on our website. Materials used can look different from guitar to guitar, including timber grain and colour, parts colours and finishing. If an instrument is a one-of-a-kind or preowned guitar, the picture will always be of the actual guitar in stock, but production models may have slight variations to the picture shown.

If you're after a particular look, feel free to email us at or send us a message through our chat service to request photos of the actual guitar in stock. We are more than happy to send through pictures of all in-stock guitars, to make your choice easier.

Please note that returns will not be accepted for variations in timber grain /  colouring, finish variations and parts colouring, unless there is a fault with the instrument. If you have any questions at all regarding an instrument's appearance, just drop us a line - we're always happy to send photos, and if we have more than one instrument in stock you'll be able to choose the exact guitar that you receive!

Like this? Try these!