Category Archives: Classical Guitar History

2012 NW Handmade Musical Instrument Exhibit April 28th – 29th, 2012

This is a great weekend for instrument lovers of all kinds. There are exhibitors showing their handmade instruments and performances all weekend, (including yours truly on a brand new Jeffrey Elliott instrument. (See sidebar under ‘Upcoming Events’ for my performance … Continue reading

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Fireside Chat with David Tanenbaum – Saturday, May 12th 2:00-3:30 pm PDT

I’m excited to announce the next installment of my Fireside Chat series (via SKYPE) with guitarist David Tanenbaum. As a recording artist, concert artist, arranger and educator, David is one of the most important guitarists of the day. His contribution … Continue reading

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Fireside Chat with Michael Lorimer

I am very excited and honored to inaugurate my Fireside Chat series with guitarist Michael Lorimer favorite protege of Andres Segovia. Mr Lorimer will be joining the Kritzer Studio via SKYPE on Sunday, March 18th at 3:00-4:30 pm for an … Continue reading

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La Folia Form

By Charlie Schultz, student The name La Folia means “folly” or “madness”. It refers to a dance in 3/4 time that originated in the late 15th century. It was originally a quick paced noisy dance in which the dancers carried … Continue reading

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My Experience Studying with and Assisting Michael Lorimer, Master Classical Guitarist

After graduating from the San Francisco Conservatory of Music, I was chosen by Michael Lorimer to be one of his assistants in a year-long master class program in Wilmington, North Carolina. It was 1980, and I had just graduated from … Continue reading

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