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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 Sergio Assad, David Tanenbaum, and Marc Teicholz, as well as participate in guest masterclasses, performances, guitar ensembles, and interactive workshops about guitar technique, improvisation, and SFCM’s Harris Guitar Collection. All participants will work toward a culminating performance.

Ages: 13 – 18
When: Monday, June 26, 2023 - Friday, June 30, 2023
Application Fee: $50
Tuition: $695
Housing & Dining:
    Shared Bedroom: $645
    Single Bedroom: $1,005
Application Deadline: April 1, 2023

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- 18; 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, Artistic Director
Sergio Assad
Marc Teicholz

SFCM Pre-College Students playing string instruments