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Residential Guitar Workshop Weekend

Watercolour Music, Ardgour, Fort William, PH33 7AH

Residential Guitar Workshop Weekend

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Watercolour for 2016 - Residential Guitar Workshop Weekend Sept 22nd - 25th
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Following last year's successful inaugural weekend workshop we are delighted to announce the dates for this year’s event.  An intensive but relaxed weekend in the stunning surroundings of Scotland’s West Highlands with the undivided attention of two stellar guitar tutors – John Goldie and Peter Kroll-Ploeger.
There are limited places on this special weekend – two classes of eight maximum brings the setting close to the mentoring process pioneered in the US.

Students will arrive on Thursday morning with a relaxed meet-and-greet, followed by intensive tutored sessions through the day on Friday and Saturday, and a tutors’ and guests’ concert on the Saturday night. The weekend is designed to give attendees the time and space needed to invest in their musical passion, unhampered by the usual interruptions and distractions of home and work. The workshops will be tailored to the abilities of participants, aimed at all levels of musician who want to learn new skills and increase their confidence in a group situation.

Watercolour Music specialises in creating a relaxed, supportive and inspiring environment, and the course will be the perfect retreat for guests to be able to concentrate on improving various aspects of their music and performance in the beautiful, peaceful location of Ardgour. The emphasis is on an informal atmosphere which incorporates structured activity in a supportive learning environment. FaceTime with the tutors includes at least 8 hours of tutor-led group teaching sessions designed to bring out the best in your abilities. It won’t all be hard work though - there will also be opportunities for a session with the other players, and of course the chance to spend some quality time ‘alone’ with your instrument!

And the fun will continue on this retreat with an open-mic session and concert on Saturday night - a friendly, supportive environment in which to air your favourite songs or tune to the group and local audience, join in on an impromptu jam session, or just to sit back and enjoy the music.

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