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Performance Preparation

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

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Kritzer Studio Opening Report

It was an exciting night – thanks everyone for your participation. It was a nice mix of students, friends, and fans! I welcomed everyone in the main area of the building, and shared some of the upcoming events.   Part … Continue reading

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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

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Master Class – The ‘New’ Kritzer Technique

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

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Integrating Technique into Repertoire

I have an embarrassing confession to make. A few years back, I was thinking of playing in a master class for Pepe Romero. I remember thinking, “Wouldn’t it be cool if he saw my right hand and at least thought … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Phase I — Primary Skills for the Classical Guitarist — Introduction

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

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