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Getting More Out of Your Guitar Practice Time

In my 5 part series “Getting More,” you’ll learn how to get more from your practice time, lessons, performances, and even from your attendance of concerts and master classes. Part 1-Getting More from your Practice Do you find that you lack the time to practice? Perhaps you find that you’re missing more sessions than you’d Read More

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Classical Guitar Immersion 2014 – Performance Preparation, Corbett Oregon

Classical Guitar Immersion Performance Preparation, 2014 with classical guitarist Scott Kritzer Friday, June 13th-20th, 2014 Menucha Retreat & Conference Center Maximun Attendees: 7 What is Classical Guitar Immersion: Performance Preparation? It might be best to first explain what Classical Guitar Immersion isn’t. CGI is not like the common classical guitar festivals offering a week of Read More

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Right Hand Placement for the Classical Guitarist

You can maximize the quality of the sound of your instrument simply by placing your right hand near the back of the sound hole. Often guitarists find themselves playing behind the sound hole, choking the sound of the guitar (I know I have). Watch the following video to find the proper placement of your right Read More

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Guitar Vacazione: Guitar Master Class & Performance in Rimini, Italy

Guitar Vacazione 2011, Rimini, Italy Join Scott Kritzer in a week-long Guitar Master Class & Performance at the International Classical Guitar Competition in Rimini, Italy. The Master Class is set for August 29th – September 3rd, 2011, at Istituto Musicale Pareggiato G.Lettimi di Rimini & Teatro Francesco Rosaapina di Montescudo. Guitar Vacation is a fantastic Read More

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The Science of Melody, a Simple Guide to Musicianship

Melody has always been an important part of my approach to playing the classical guitar, but recently, I found a new way to use melody to help with interpretation as well as the avoidance of learning mistakes. [Note: You’ll find audio between myself and student Doug Campbell where each step of the process is demonstrated.] Read More

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CGI 2007 Summary

Following the success of the first annual Classical Guitar Immersion conference in 2006, founders Scott Kritzer and Karla Fisher recreated the powerful event at Lewis and Clark College in Portland, Oregon, June 17-23, 2007. The following is their description of the event and images from the week long conference bringing together a small but passionate Read More

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CGI 2006 Summary

Founded by Scott Kritzer and Karla Fisher, with the help of Kritzer’s students and online community, The Classical Guitar Immersion conference was first held in Portland, Oregon, April 19-23, 2006. The event was a dream come true for Krtizer and Fisher, bringing together classical guitar players of all levels from novice to advanced and professional Read More

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