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Richard Gilewitz GillaCamp Guitar Workshop

Richard Gilewitz GillaCamp Guitar Workshop

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  • Thu 14 Jun ’12, 6:00pm – 9:15pm


Rockshop, 117 Bridge St, Nelson Show map


All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • All three sessions: $100.00
  • Per session: $40.00

Regain your love of guitar when you attend GillaCamp, the traveling guitar workshop with international touring and fingerstyle guitar player, Richard Gilewitz. Individual and group instruction for all ages and level of player from beginner to advanced during each 55 minute session. It is an opportunity to study with this master teacher who is the creator of “GillaCamp” - a 3 day guitar experience - and Mel Bay Publications author of the bestseller, “Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop”, and TrueFire's CD Roms "Fingerscapes", "Acoustic Slide Guide", and "Guitar Foundations".

6pm - Session 1: The Fingerpicking Engine
- Chops, licks, knuckles and stuff that propels your fingerpicking engine;
- Dynamics, glissandos, slides, grace notes, phrasing, harmonics;
- The use of silence in music.

7pm - Session 2: Tune Breakdown
- Breakdown 3 tunes as you study various techniques of patterns and nuances;
- Hone your fingerstyle techniques with a popular folk, classical, and blues tune.

8pm - Session 3: Exploration of Open Tunings and Slide Guitar
- Applying patterns to chords in open tunings;
- Exploring a new landscape for the guitar fingerboard;
- Exercises with the slide.

"Great workshop! It really hit on topics I've wondered about for over 45 years of playing guitar!" - Mark M, Florida
"I attended a GillaCamp in Troy, OH, and was greatly inspired and influenced by the information presented." - Greg C, Illinois
"I would add that he does an outstanding job explaining and simplifying basic music theory." - Mark K, Ohio
"You'll laugh as you learn.” - Columbus Dispatch, Columbus Ohio

Reservations suggested. $40 per student for each 55-minute session or $100 for all three.

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