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Prelude, Sarabande and Gigue from JS Bach’s Cello Suite No 1 (new 2016 edition)

Here’s a video from a recent performance of mine in Weigand Hall on the Marylhurst University Campus for the Portland Classical Guitar Series filmed December 9th, 2016 by videographer John Dimick. Recently Michael Lorimer began reworking his original arrangements of … Continue reading

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Pesky Passage Problem Solving for the Classical Guitarist – Saturday January 7th

Have you worked a passage to what feels like a satisfactory level only to return the next day to find it still problematic? Or, have you ‘mastered’ a passage in practice only to find that it falls apart in performance? … Continue reading

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Portland Classic Guitar Presents Scott Kritzer in Concert Dec 9 (sold out) & 10

Portland Classic Guitar (PCG) is proud to present classical guitarist Scott Kritzer, appearing in concert on December 9 and 10, at Marylhurst University’s Wiegand Hall. The December 9 concert is already sold out, and the December 10 show has been added to meet … Continue reading

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All Classical Portland presents Thursdays @ Three with Scott Kritzer

[Please note: All in studio seating has been reserved – no seating available] Each week, All Classical Portland presents Thursdays @ Three, a live broadcast concert showcasing local musicians, arts partners, and visiting artists.  Senior Announcer Robert McBride hosts the lively format … Continue reading

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The Times Article – by Ravleen Clark

While all his high school classmates were listening to Led Zeppelin back in the early 1970s, Scott Kritzer was listening to “Five Bagatelles,” classical compositions for the guitar written by William Walton. Kritzer picked up the guitar at age 9, … Continue reading

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Upcoming Events

Lots of upcoming events – this is just for the rest of the year. 2017 is equally busy! Performances from the stage, radio, master classes and ensemble offerings. You can try to read the board or just check out my … Continue reading

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Guitar Salon with Open Mic featuring Classical Guitarist Scott Kritzer

Scott Kritzer brings decades of performing experience to a series of performance demonstrations called Fireside Chats to be held in the Beaverton First United Methodist Church’s Fireside Room. Kritzer, who often engages his audiences in concert, will discuss the stories behind the … Continue reading

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Performance Anxiety Rehab Workshop with PAR PODS Begins September, 2016

I’ll be offering my popular Performance Anxiety Rehab Workshop beginning September 10th, 2016 and continuing on September 24th, October 15th and 29th from 2:00-3:30 pm PDT with PAR PODS to follow throughout the remainder of the year. Performance Anxiety Rehab (PAR) … Continue reading

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Monthly Master Class January 21, 2:00-3:30 PM SKYPE friendly

Monthly Master Class Groups are a unique form of semi-independent study for the student of the classical guitar. Perhaps you’re too busy for weekly lessons and the practice time that comes with that commitment. Or perhaps you can’t afford the cost … Continue reading

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Classical Guitar Immersion – June 16th-23rd, 2017 in Corbett, Oregon

Classical Guitar Immersion – Performance Development June 16th-23rd, 2017 CGI is an immersion experience where 7 guitarists join for a week of performance preparation on the historic Columbia River Gorge at the Menucha Retreat and Conference Center in Corbett, Oregon. … Continue reading

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