2018 Master Classes

Industry leaders offer their expertise on a variety of topics. Advanced guitar styles, luthier tips, new technology, guitar maintenance and repair, social media marketing.

Tickets are $25 per class*, and must be purchased in addition to Exhibition entry.

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The Classes will take place at the Exhibition on August 11 & 12 at Creekside Community Centre. Finalized classroom locations will be posted day of the show.                                                                                                                                                              NOTE: Exhibition Ticket is required; Master Class registration sold separately.

All Classes $25 plus GST & service fees.

Saturday August 11

11:30 am - 12:30 pm - David Martone: The Combined Hands of Fury
1:30 - 2:30 pm - Terry Robb: Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar, Blues, Ragtime & Slide
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Claus Boesser-Ferrari - Latin Grooves (Brazil/Cuba), Body Percussion / Mouth Percussion, Guitar Percussion, Percussion Guidelines of Brazilian and Cuban Grooves
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm - Itamar Erez - Transforming theory to practice. Keys to unlocking the fretboard! 

Sunday August 12

10:30 am - 11:30 am - Francois Pelletier - Creative concepts: Writing for the Guitar
11:30 - 12:30 pm - Don Alder: The Tonal Toolkit
12:30 - 1:30 pm - Adam Miller - Fingerstyle Freedom
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm - Paul Pigat: Intro to Travis Picking & the Fingerstyle of Chet Atkins
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm - Mark Lemaire: Being Your Own Producer. Plus: Secret Guitar Recording  Secrets

  Don Alder  -  The Tonal Toolkit

Don Alder - The Tonal Toolkit

  David Martone  -  The Combined Hands of Fury

David Martone - The Combined Hands of Fury

  Terry Robb  -  Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar: Blues, Ragtime & Slide

Terry Robb - Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitar: Blues, Ragtime & Slide

  Claus Boesser-Ferrari  -  Latin Grooves ( Brazil/ Cuba), Body-Percussion/ Mouth Percussion, Guitar Percussion, Percussion Guidelines of Brazilian and Cuban Grooves....

Claus Boesser-FerrariLatin Grooves ( Brazil/ Cuba), Body-Percussion/ Mouth Percussion, Guitar Percussion, Percussion Guidelines of Brazilian and Cuban Grooves....

  François Pelletier  - Creative concepts: Writing for the Guitar

François Pelletier - Creative concepts: Writing for the Guitar

  Marc Lemaire  -  Being Your Own Producer. Plus: Secret Guitar Recording  Secrets

Marc LemaireBeing Your Own Producer. Plus: Secret Guitar Recording  Secrets

  Itamar Erez  -  Transforming Theory to Practice. Keys to Unlocking the Fretboard!

Itamar Erez - Transforming Theory to Practice. Keys to Unlocking the Fretboard!

  Paul Pigat  -  Introduction to Travis Picking and the Fingerstyle of Chet Atkins

Paul Pigat - Introduction to Travis Picking and the Fingerstyle of Chet Atkins

  Adam Miller  -  Fingerstyle Freedom

Adam Miller - Fingerstyle Freedom