July 27 – August 1
The participation fee is € 580.00, all-included guitar course and full board, from Monday’s dinner to Saturday’s breakfast. It is possible to lock your reservation by paying a deposit of € 100.00.
Careers are allowed for € 300.00 per person in a double room. It is sufficient to indicate their presence on the participation form that each participant will complete after having paid the deposit.
The workshop takes place in the Marche region at the country house Poggio agli Ulivi of Acoustic Guitar Workshops.
Some students may be accommodated for the overnight in a country house nearby. In this case, we will inform about the alternative.
All students will receive the main meals at Poggio agli Ulivi.
Vegetarian food can be requested in the participation form.
We accept up to 10 registrations.
It’s possible to anticipate the arrival based on arrival by flight or other needs, especially for those who reach us from abroad.
The study program is settled by looking at the weak points and the level of experience of each participant.
The teacher will either give practical or theoretical lessons.
On the instrument: fingerstyle basics, alternating bass, obstinate and walking, open tunings, bottleneck style, harp style, percussion, tapping, further fingerstyle techniques.
The proposed pieces will have an order of progressive difficulty from basic to advanced.
The repertoire will follow personal preferences and inclinations and will regard several music genres such as blues, Celtic, Italian folk, jazz, ethnic and original pieces by essential artists of the fingerstyle history.
Theory: rhythmic reading, ear training, basic harmony, arrangement, and composition.
Each student will get a booklet containing all topics that will be expounded on the morning’s lessons.
Individual and collective encounters will last more or less 8 hours per day.
- Monday – from h 15:00 – Arrivals
- Monday – h 18:00 – Introductory lesson
- Tuesday – Wednesday – Thursday
h 09:30 -11:30 – group lesson
h 12:00 – 13:00 / h 15:30-19:30 – individual lessons
h 21:30-23:00 rehearsals
h 09:30 -11:30 – group lesson
h 12:00 – 13:00 / h 15:30-16:30 – individual lessons
h 18:30 –general rehearsal (Centro Studi Montefano)
- h 20:00 – packed dinner
h 21:00 – concert of student
- Saturday – h 09:30 – Consignment of participation certificates and group photo takes
Concert of participants
Each member will receive the music sheet and tabs of 4 pieces to be played in concert on the evening of Friday, July 31.
Students are invited either in solo performances or along with other students.
Though the concert is not mandatory, it remains a valuable training experience. So we highly recommend taking the opportunity to play together in front of an audience.
The concert will take place at the Centro Studi “G. Vannucci “, via Dei Servi 4, Montefano (Mc).
Certificate of participation
At the end of the workshop, all students will receive the certificate of participation, very useful to acquire credits in music training.
Railways stations: Ancona – Jesi – Osimo Stazione
Airport: Ancona Falconara ‘Raffaello Sanzio’
Free WiFi and Parking