Master classes

Jason Vieaux, who conducted a Master Class shortly after his Sarasota performance on January 20, 2007.
Jason Vieaux, who conducted a Master Class shortly after his Sarasota performance on January 20, 2007.

GuitarSarasota invites distinguished teachers of the classical guitar from around the world to teach in an open master class setting.  The active participants do receive scholarships sponsored by GuitarSarasota. In the past students from Booker High School, Southeast High School, State College of Florida, Hillsborough Community College, Stetson University, Florida Gulf Coast University and Miami University participated in those master classes that are always open and free to the public.

Teachers at GuitarSarasota master class events included:

  • Robert Belinic, International Concert Guitarist from Croatia January 12. 2011
  • Denis Azabagic, Roosevelt University, Chicago March 27, 2010
  • David Starobin, Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY February 21. 2009
  • Thomas Müller-Pering, Hochschule für Musik Weimar, Germany Jan. 20, 2008
  • Jason Vieaux, Cleveland Institute of Music, Cleveland, OH January 21. 2007
  • Mary Akerman, Kennesaw State University, Atlanta, GA November 18. 2007
  • Ana Vidovic, International Concert Guitarist, Croatia April 16. 2007

Master class with Ana Vidovic, international recording and touring artist from Croatia. From left to right: James McCaw, Andrew Glasgow, Ana Vidovic, Alan Nguyen, William Harris. Bradenton, MCC, April 16, 2007