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Day of Guitar

EVENT DATE: Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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Registration Deadline: Friday, October 13, 2017
Registration: PDF Registration, Online Registration

Day of Guitar 2015

 

Participants: Guitar students of all levels are invited to participate.  Spots fill up quickly for the day and space is limited, so please register early.

Registration begins at 9:00 AM.  The festival begins promptly at 9:30 AM and ends at 2:15 PM.

Objective:  Day of Guitar will spark your students’ enthusiasm for guitar and encourage them to strive to the next level of guitar performance. Instructors will pick-up tips on repertoire, running rehearsals, and playing techniques. Designed for classical, jazz, pop, and acoustic guitarists of all levels, from first year beginners to the technically advanced, Day of Guitar is a great opportunity for students to meet and make music with musicians from other schools. Students will rehearse and perform with the Day of Guitar Orchestra, receive coaching and instruction from many of Chicago’s finest guitar teachers, and be able to perform an ensemble or solo piece in the afternoon concert.

Day of Guitar will begin with registration at 9:00 AM and end 2:15 PM. Activities will also include the Guitar Orchestra rehearsal, and a performance featuring each school's ensemble and the Day of Guitar Orchestra. The guitar orchestra music is easy enough for beginners and includes challenging parts for the more advanced player. All orchestra part are available in standard notation and guitar tab. Instructors should practice and rehearse the music with their students before the event.

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Doug Boduch is this year's featured presenter (2016) Doug is the primary session guitarist for Hal Leonard Corporation and has recorded more than 300 books, CDs, and DVDs from Robert Johnson to Yngwie Malmsteen.  He also teaches guitar at Cascio Interestate Music in New Berlin, Wisc and performs live regularly with the group The Acoustix.  Visit Doug's guitarinstructor.com page by clicking here.

Day of Guitar 2017 featured presenter, TBA

 
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Day of Guitar features Dr. Julie Goldberg, Assistant Professor of Guitar and Director of the Classical Guitar Ensemble at VanderCook College of Music.
 

This workshop will spark students’ enthusiasm for guitar and encourage them to strive to the next level of guitar performance. Instructors will pick-up tips on repertoire, running rehearsals, and playing techniques. Designed for classical, jazz, pop, and acoustic guitarists of all levels, from first year beginners to the technically advanced, Day of Guitar is a great opportunity for students to meet and make music with musicians from other schools. Students will rehearse and perform with the Day of Guitar Orchestra, receive coaching and instruction from many of Chicago’s finest guitar teachers, and be able to perform an ensemble or solo piece in the afternoon concert.

Day of Guitar will begin with registration at 9:00 AM and end by 2:15 PM.  Activities will also include the Guitar Orchestra rehearsal, and a performance featuring each school's ensemble and the Day of Guitar Orchestra. The guitar orchestra music is easy enough for beginners and includes challenging parts for the more advanced player. Instructors should practice and rehearse the music with their students before the event.

Completed forms should be received no later than Friday, October 13, 2017. The registration fee is $25.00 per student and includes lunch; directors and instructors are free. Payment should be received by Tuesday, October 31, 2017  Fees cannot be refunded once payment is sbmitted, so please nominate wisely.  Please pay for all students on one school-printed check or purchase order. A credit card payment is also accepted. Make all checks out to VanderCook College of Music.

Thank you to our Day of Guitar Sponsors:  GAMA and D’Addario.  We’ve used their logos in our DOG program book.

Return completed form and payment to:

VanderCook College of Music
Attn: Justin Kvedaras - Day of Guitar
3140 S. Federal St.
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
If you wish to fax your submission, the number is (312) 225–5211.
 
For questions, please contact Dr. Julie Goldberg at (847) 361-8997 or jgoldberg@vandercook.edu, or Justin Kvedaras at (312) 788-1141 or jkvedaras@vandercook.edu.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VanderCook College of Music

3140 South Federal Street
Chicago, IL 60616-3731
(312) 225-6288

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