Classes for

Classes For

Summer Guitar Week

Summer Guitar Week is an immersive program offering guitar students the opportunity to participate in an intensive and performance-focused learning experience. This one-week experience will be led by BSM’s guitar faculty, with appearances by special guests. Participants aged 10-18 with prior classical guitar experience welcome.

All programming will be conducted in person at the Bloomingdale School of Music. The daily schedule will run from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, July 11-15, with additional evening faculty and student concerts that can be attended in person and streamed online. 

Summer Guitar Week
  • FOR AGES
    10-18 years
  • CLASS
    Summer Workshop
  • LENGTH
    1 weeks*
$700 per semester*
*Summer semester courses are shorter and reduced in price. Select a section to learn more.
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Summer 2022*
Day
Times
Instructor
Start Date
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri
9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
José Maldonado
07/11/22

What you will learn

Participants will explore a broad range of techniques and repertoire alongside their peers through a daily regimen of interactive workshops, ensemble rehearsals, guided practice, performance seminars, and master classes. The week will feature concerts by faculty and guest artists, and will culminate in a student concert open to all participants.

INTERACTIVE WORKSHOPS

Faculty will lead workshops exploring diverse musical genres, playing techniques, and historical performance practice where participants will participate in discussion and practical application of musical concepts on their instruments

GUIDED PRACTICE

Every participant will receive a dedicated private coaching with Bloomingdale’s classical guitar faculty.

PERFORMANCE SEMINARS

Participants will have the opportunity to perform live for their peers in a supportive atmosphere in which open discussion will be encouraged by faculty.

MASTERCLASSES

Each participant will take part in an intensive masterclass with a member of the faculty, an invaluable experience that combines live instruction and coaching with the experience of performing in front of an audience.

ENSEMBLES

Each participant will have the opportunity to rehearse and perform in a guitar ensemble along with their peers.

CONCERTS

Faculty Concert
July 13

Closing Student Concert
July 15

We offer Need-based financial assistance

Our goal is to make music education accessible and to remove the financial barrier that may prevent students from participating. Therefore, we offer need-based financial aid to as many students as possible.