- Technique Workshop; Right Hand Mechanics for the Northwest Guitar Festival - April 7-9, 2017 Portland State University.
- Monthly Master Class - Saturday, April 22nd, 2:00-3:30 PM.. Performer and auditor spaces still available for local or remote students. Come join the group!
- Classical Guitar Immersion
Performance - Friday, June 16-23, 201, Menucha Retreat & Conference Center
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Scott Kritzer is a professional classical guitar artist, performer, teacher, and creator of a systematic guitar training method for players of every level. Kritzer and his students' share their experiences and expertise here. Classes, workshops, and conferences are available online and in person in the Portland, Oregon, area and through traveling programs and workshops across North America.
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Category Archives: Performing Skills
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
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
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
My four month hiatus from playing taught me a lot about the guitar. Since my methodical return I have gained new technical, musical and performance skills. I hope guitarists, and perhaps even non-guitarists find these posts worth following. Guitarists who want … Continue reading
Classical Guitar Immersion – 2014 June 13th-20th, 2014 Menucha Retreat and Conference Center 38711 East Historic Columbia River Hwy Corbett, OR 97019-0008 Phone: 503-695-2243 (9:00 am – 5:00 pm PST, weekdays) Fax: 503-695-2223 CGI is an immersion experience where 7 … Continue reading
The 9th Annual Classical Guitar Immersion is almost sold out! If you want to learn to overcome performance anxiety then I hope you’ll join me for a wonderful week, a guitar ‘immersion’ on the beautiful Columbia River Gorge outside Portland, … Continue reading
When preparing for a master class, whether you plan on auditing or performing, proper preparation can make a big difference in what you learn from the masters. The following are ideas I’ve gained from decades of auditing and performing in … Continue reading
As we prepare for the upcoming Kritzer Studio Recital and Classical Guitar Immersion I thought I would let you in on how I like to prepare for performances. I hope you find this blog helpful. Part of what will make … Continue reading
Performance anxiety affects nearly every performer, some learn to overcome it, others continue be subject to it’s affects. I suffered greatly from the affects of PA and finally found solutions that are simple and consistent. Join me on Saturday, March … Continue reading
One of the great benefits of Classical Guitar Immersion is the collective knowledge and experience that the participants add to the week-long event. In fact, it’s an integral part of the ‘immersion’ experience. This happens informally, with chats on the … Continue reading