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Guitar Workshop

Participants will study with SFCM guitar faculty and guest artists in this week-long immersive guitar workshop. Students will work one-on-one with David Tanenbaum, Meng Su, and Marc Teicholz, as well as participate in guest masterclasses, performances, and guitar ensembles. Interactive workshops on guitar technique, improvisation, and Alexander Technique will be provided and SFCM’s Harris Guitar Collection will also be on display for participants to explore throughout the week. All participants will work toward a culminating performance at the Bowes Center for the Performing Arts.

Ages: 13 – 25
When: Tuesday, July 5 - Saturday, July 9
Application Fee: $50
Tuition: $600
Housing & Dining:
    Shared Bedroom & Dining: $610
    Single Bedroom & Dining: $720
Application Deadline: April 1, 2022

Up-to-date COVID-19 vaccination and booster is required for all those participating in Summer at SFCM programs. If you are unable to get vaccinated due to a medical reason, please email summer@sfcm.edu.

This 5 day workshop is designed for students ages 13- 25; admission is by video audition. Applicants should submit two contrasting solo pieces of no more than 10 minutes. Mp4’s or youtube links accepted.

Sample Daily Schedule

10:00 AM: Workshops: Technique, Improvisation
12:00 PM: Lunch Break
1:00 PM: Guitar Ensemble Rehearsal
3:00 PM: Special topics: Alexander Technique, Harris Guitar Collection
5:00 PM: Dinner Break
7:00 PM: Practicing and Special Events


David Tanenbaum, Artist Director
Meng Su
Marc Teicholz