Category Archives: Guitar Tips

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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Back in the Saddle – In Performance with the Acoustic Guitar Masters

It’s been a long year of recovery. Most of you know that I took a bad fall off some stairs last January. I had to have my patella and quad muscles reattached. Nasty and painful business with a year long … Continue reading

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Classical Guitar Immersion June 17th-24th, 2016

Classical Guitar Immersion – Performance Development June 17th-24th, 2016 CGI is an immersion experience where 7 guitarists join me for a week of performance preparation on the historic Columbia River Gorge at the Menucha Retreat and Conference Center in Corbett, … Continue reading

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Performance with Chamber Music Amici – Quintet No 4 in D major by Luigi Boccherini

With it’s final movement (the Fandango) Luigi Boccherini’s Quintet No 4 for string quartet and guitar builds wonderfully, movement to movement, to this crowning finale, complete with rasqueado’s and castanets! On Monday, December 8th I’ll be performing the Quintet with Eugene’s … Continue reading

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Der Leiermann by Franz Schubert for Solo Guitar

With the drone of the hurdy-gurdy as its backdrop this arrangement, the final work from Franz Schubert’s epic work Die Winterreise, gives the classical guitarist a chance to play one of the great works from the Romantic period on solo … Continue reading

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Thursdays @ Three – Live Radio Broadcast from the Studios of KQAC, October 30th

‘Thursdays @ Three’ is an intimate weekly broadcast by radio station All Classical KQAC, in their wonderful new facility on the banks of the Willamette River. ‘Thursdays @ Three’ showcases live music and conversation with host Robert McBride – all … Continue reading

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