The 5 day Guitar France 2009 course is run by Gary Ryan- Course Director (Royal College of Music, London) and Craig Ogden(Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester), two of the finest guitarists of their generation and both highly acclaimed performers and teachers based in the UK.
The course runs for four full days with a strong emphasis placed on performance. It is intended for intermediate to advanced players.
You will receive expert advice from experienced concert performers on playing in public, interpretation, technical development and practice. There will also be regular sight-reading and opportunities for ensemble work.
All participants receive a one to one private lesson and regular chances to perform.
All performance classes will take place in the converted Stables rooms, Commun Sud and Commun Ouest, and the Salle Polyvalente, which are set in the glorious arboretum of the château Hotel de Ville, overlooking Bagnoles de l'Orne.
Craig Ogden and Gary Ryan will be performing a Gala Concert with a combination of solos and duos at the Centre d'Animation et de Congrès in Bagnoles de l'Orne on 8 August 2009.
Contact information for course details, bookings or any questions you may have.
Tel: (UK) 01689 840076
Mobile: (UK) 07875 814060
Bagnoles de l'Orne is an artistically inspiring location with great scenery and traditional French food and wine. The town carnival will take place on Friday 1 August and there will also be a boules tournament (petanque) and wine tasting for those who wish to take part! A wide range of other activities are possible in free time - there are several free evenings and time scheduled during the day for practice or sightseeing.