This MasterGuitar workshop held in the delightful comfort of the Gold Coast offers 3 fully catered days of guitar indulgence focussing 6 and 12 string finger style guitar. Richard is a true Master player and tutor. This is definitely one not to be missed.
When: Saturday 6th - Monday 8th October, 2018 Where: Gold Coast Who: Richard Gilewitz Your Investment: $1297.00 (Early Bird price to August 31st $1097)
Richard Gilewitz The most amazing guitarist ? in the vein of Leo Kottke, James Taylor, Warren Zevon, Ry Cooder and John Fahey.
Florida based Richard Gilewitz is today, acknowledged as one of the most unique and humorous performers on the contemporary acoustic scene, he is respected worldwide for his command of the 6 and 12-string guitar.
His workshops are based on the idea that learning is an on-going process and should be an enjoyable experience. As a team member of several major instrument and sound manufacturers, Richard adds additional elements to the workshops, including valuable tips about selecting guitars and strings to developing a plan for a good sound system -- all part of helping players raise their skill levels.
Often his workshops are a combination of insights into the world of acoustic guitar and sound reinforcement, plus lively interaction with the audience. Based on his extensive touring background in a real world environment and an average of presenting over 150 workshops yearly, Richard shares his knowledge from a number of avenues to encourage a life-long love of music.
In workshops, he is the player's answer to overcoming common frustrations while increasing a broad range of techniques, overcoming fears and insecurities, rekindling the passion for learning new pieces, and rediscovering the joy of guitar!
Richard says ... I will work with individuals and small groups and help you learn how continue to teach yourself and work with others after the workshop. The main elements of music will be included for a balanced and successful learning experience for guitarists and singer songwriters.
You will learn
the basics of how to identify the correct chords to be played when given a simple piece of music that does not contain chords.
how to apply a valuable basic rhythm accompaniment.
how to apply a single, simple and generic fingerpicking pattern to a tune.
how to extract the specific melody if you prefer to play or sing only the lead of the tune.
And of course we will create!
I encourage anyone with a basic knowledge of major, minor and 7th chords to come along. We are not looking for advanced. Advanced playing and performance skills. If you can form basic chords, want to expand your knowledge, strum and fingerpick a bit and solidify your technique and have fun this workshop is for you!
I WILL help you open your eyes musically and take your playing to the next level.
You will …
immerse yourself in learning from this Master of the 6 and 12 string guitar
grow with daily group sessions & inspirational one-on-one instruction
build on skills you already have
learn new skills
break out of familiar patterns
have worksheets provided
only seven (7) places
you only need bring your instrument and personals