Welcome to my site exploring the mystery of mastering this wonderful instrument, the classical guitar.
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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7055 SW Heath Plc
Beaverton, Oregon 97008
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Nothing helps shape our practice than an upcoming performance so let’s start talking about your involvement in this spring’s Kritzer Studio Student Recital. What piece(s) would you like to perform? Perhaps you want to brush up an old set of … Continue reading
Technique is one subject that the serious classical guitar student must face sooner or later. Yet, as pedagogies go, the classical guitarist is generally weak on the subject. Although technical ideas abound regarding scales, slurs, and the like, the “how … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
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 … Continue reading
Classical Guitar Immersion 2011 [SOLD OUT] June 17th to June 24th, 2011 Menucha Retreat Center Corbett, Oregon Built around the method for classical guitar by Scott Kritzer, CGI is an intensive learning experience exploring technique, performance skills and musicianship in … Continue reading
Introduction Phase I — The Technique of Primary Skills, Part 1 The serious classical guitarist who wishes to study, play, and ultimately perform on the classical guitar needs a strong technical foundation. This strong technical foundation can be achieved when … Continue reading