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 receive free instruction courtesy of GuitarSarasota and the master classes are open and free to the public to attend. Past master class participants have included  students from Booker High School, Southeast High School, State College of Florida, Hillsborough Community College, Stetson University, Florida Gulf Coast University and Miami University.

Teachers at GuitarSarasota master class events have included:

  • Alvaro Pierri, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna, April 5, 2016
  • Denis Azabagic, Roosevelt University, Chicago March 18, 2016
  • Grisha Goryachev, International Flamenco and Classical Concert Guitarist from Russia, April 11. 2015
  • Alvaro Pierri, Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst, Vienna, February 23, 2014
  • Gaёlle Solal, International Concert Guitarist from France February 22, 2013
  • 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