Monday, 31 March 2008

Instrument workshops at the New Acoustic Gallery

Oliver Waitze of the New Acoustic Gallery in Solingen ('Home of Acoustic Music'), Germany, sends the Gallery's 2008 workshop schedule:

5-6 May: Blues and fingerstyle jazz guitar
Instructor: Felix Schell
Includes: Bossa Nova, swing, R&B, gypsy jazz, melodies, accompanying chords, intros, endings, improvisation, solo arrangements, various techniques...
Fee: €120

27–28 September: Fingerstyle DADGAD
Instructor: Pierre Bensusan
Includes: work on the following pieces - 'L’Alchimiste', 'Hymne 11', 'The day after the feast', tappings, harp effects, stretching chords, jazz and modal scales...
Fee: €195

24–26 October: Bluegrass mandolin weekend workshop
Instructor: Jesper R├╝bner-Petersen
Includes: Backup, fiddle tunes, bluegrass double stops...
Fee: €175

29 November: Flatpicking master technique
Instructor: Oliver Waitze
Includes: Crosspicking in the styles of Tony Rice & Clarence White, melodies, fiddle tunes, gourmet licks a la Tony Rice, right-hand exercises, typical bluegrass rhythm...
Fee: €90

All workshops are held at the New Acoustic Gallery, Solingen.
For details contact Oliver Waitze: tel. 0212/2474007; e-mail; website.