FBE - Julie Goldberg Guitar Master Class

Full bars, half bars, hinge bars, oh my!

Learn techniques and exercises that will help you play bar chords with ease!

Dr. Julie Goldberg will lead you in an exploration of optimal positioning, and elements of functional relaxation which, will improve the sound and strength of your full bar, half bar, and hinge bar. Practical applications and bar chord theory will also be addressed.

Players of all levels are encouraged to participate.  
Knowledge of the following open chords is recommended:  A, am, A7, E, em, E7, C

Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021
Time: 7:00pm - 8:00pm CDT
Platform: Zoom 

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Named Guitarist of the Year by the international radio program "Classical Guitar Alive," Dr. Julie Goldberg joined VanderCook it 1999. She was the first guitarist to receive a Doctorate in Music Performance from Northwestern University, and also holds degrees from the Chicago Musical College of Roosevelt University, and College-Conservatory of Music at the University of Cincinnati. A Chicago native,
Dr. Goldberg leads the Chicago Community Classical Guitar Orchestra, directs VanderCook’s annual Day of Guitar festival, presents yearly guitar clinics for the Wisconsin Center for Music Education, and is a faculty member for Teaching Guitar Workshop, sponsored by Guitar and Accessories Marketing Association (GAMA.) Overseas, she has taught master classes at the Vietnam National Academy of Music in Hanoi, and the Ho Chi Minh City Conservatory of Music. Dr. Goldberg performs frequently as a soloist and with the Avanti Guitar Trio.
She is co-author of 100 Classical Guitar Lessons, published by Hal Leonard. Her educational guitar ensemble arrangements are published by Guitar Chamber Music Press.


Watch Dr. Golberg perform!