Tag Archives: guitar workshop

Road to Guitar Recovery – Part 1, Musicianship

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

Posted in Performing Skills, Practicing the Classical Guitar | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Road to Guitar Recovery – Part 1, Musicianship

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

Posted in Classical Guitar Immersion, Concerts and Events, Guitar Tips, Kritzer Studio News, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Classical Guitar Immersion June 17th-24th, 2016

Classical Guitar Immersion 2014 – Performance Anxiety Rehab

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

Posted in Classical Guitar Immersion, Concerts and Events, Kritzer Studio News, Performing Skills | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Classical Guitar Immersion 2014 – Performance Anxiety Rehab

Classical Guitar Immersion ’13 Student Recital – Free Admission

The 9th Annual Classical Guitar Immersion Student Recital will take place on Thursday, June 2oth at 7:30 pm at the Community Music Center located at 3350 S.E. Francis in Portland, Oregon. Performers will include: Yen Nguyen from Newport, Oregon; Sunny … Continue reading

Posted in Classical Guitar Immersion | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Classical Guitar Immersion ’13 Student Recital – Free Admission

Pepe Romero Master Class and Concert

Just a quick post to remind everyone of the rare opportunity we have coming up April 25th & 26th. One of the most recognized guitarists in the world, Pepe Romero is being presenting both in master class and concert by … Continue reading

Posted in Concerts and Events | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Getting More from a Master Class

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

Posted in Guitar Tips, Performing Skills, Practicing the Classical Guitar | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Getting More from a Master Class

Classical Guitar Immersion Student Recital – Thursday, June 21st 7:30 pm at CMC – Free Admission

The 8th Annual Classical Guitar Immersion Student Recital will take place on Thursday, June 21st at 7:30 pm at the Community Music Center located at 3350 S.E. Francis in Portland, Oregon. Performers will include: Yen Nguyen, Newport, Oregon; Sue Williams, … Continue reading

Posted in Classical Guitar Immersion, Concerts and Events, Kritzer Studio News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Classical Guitar Immersion Student Recital – Thursday, June 21st 7:30 pm at CMC – Free Admission

Getting More out of Your Guitar Lessons

In our last installment, we discussed how to get more out of your practice time.  Next, we’ll discuss how to get more out of your guitar lessons. While lessons can be expensive, they can also move your playing forward much … Continue reading

Posted in Guitar Tips | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Getting More out of Your Guitar Lessons

Europe Summer 2011

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

Posted in Stories Behind the Music | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Europe Summer 2011

Technique Workshop

Saturday, January 14th to February 18th, 2-4 pm The serious classical guitarist who wishes to study, play, and ultimately perform, will find the need for a strong technical foundation. A strong technical foundation can be achieved when our hands are … Continue reading

Posted in Technique, Workshops | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Technique Workshop