Christopher Amott Guitar Workshop 7/15 – 8/5
Guitar Collective Artist in Residence Christopher Amott will be holding a 4-Week workshop from 7/15 – 8/5. The Course will meet on Wednesday evenings from 6-8PM. Tuition is $160.00 for the 4 week course.
Topics for this course will include: Picking technique:
Building speed, coordination and economy of motion.
We will discuss alternate picking, sweep-picking, economy picking and rhythm playing.
Controlling string noise: how to effectively mute the strings and clean up your playing.
Theory, scales, composition and songwriting:
Dive deep into all the modes and scales employed in rock and metal and how to employ these ideas in songwriting and lead playing.
Developing phrasing and hand tone:
Bending, articulation and vibrato.
Developing awareness of dynamics in rhythm and tone.
Exercise control over loose vs tight playing.
Ear training and expanding your musical horizon:
The importance of developing a good ear and how to practice that.
In this lesson we will also talk about gear and performing live.