- 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: Stories Behind the Music
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
[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
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
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
I’d like to invite you to a special Kritzer Studio Gathering on Friday, February 17th at 7:00 p.m. Come see my new studio and hear some exciting news regarding the release of my new Method for Classical Guitar. This is … Continue reading
While studying with Michael Lorimer in a special year-long master class off the coast of Wilmington, North Carolina in 1980 I was given the opportunity to play for my teacher’s teacher, Andres Segovia. Maestro Segovia was to be awarded the … Continue reading
Here are a couple of slide shows from my recent European performances. It was a dreamlike tour; a week in Bavaria where I was reunited with soprano Janet Chvatal with a cavalcade of performers, (another guitarist, singers and orchestra) in … Continue reading
As I sit on the train to my next performance and master class in Rimini, Italy , with the Alps slowly receding into rolling hills and fields, lakes with morning fog holding close, I’d like to capture some of my … Continue reading
It was an odd choice to be sure. Coloratura soprano and my duo partner Janet Chvatal suggested I arrange this piece, the trademark of famed tenor Luciano Pavarotti, from the Opera Turandot by Giacomo Puccini. Classical guitarists seemed to be … Continue reading