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Guitar Artistry

Explore the magical world of the guitar through this fun and interactive course for players of all ages and stages.

Guitar Artistry will expand your horizons musically and culturally as renowned teachers/performers Dudi Shaul & Rose De la Montana take participants around the globe experimenting with a range of approaches to guitar playing. From folk and latin styles to pop, rock, jazz, classical and beyond, this course will help players develop fundamental techniques, chord playing as well as theoretical concepts, improvisation and group performing. The course is specifically designed to cater for a range of skill levels from absolute beginners to the more experienced and dedicated advanced players.

  • Adults: $418.00
  • Under 18: $242.00

Prices include GST

Details

Age 12+
Skill Level Everyone
Time slot Whole Day
Status Filling up. There are only 1 places available.
Location Bellingen High School

More about the course

Whilst there are no restrictions on the styles of guitar that will be explored in the course, participants are encouraged to nominate their preferred level of experience from the following categories:

1.  Beginner: no experience or prior knowledge

2.  Intermediate: some understanding of how to play simple things (i.e. chords, riffs and melodies)

3.  Advanced: Ability to play scales, more complex riffs, chord progressions, songs and an understanding of how to read either tablature or traditional notation.

The students will be separated into these categories, receiving tuition in group settings. Participants will also have the opportunity to play together in an ‘all in’ guitar orchestra.

Keen to find out more about your tutors?

Rose    Website: www.mountainroseguitar.com

            Facebook: www.facebook.com/mountainroseguitar/

            Instagram: www.instagram.com/mountainroseguitar/

            YouTube Channel: www.youtube.com/MontañaRoseGuitar/

Dudi  Website: www.dudishaul.com

           Video: https://www.facebook.com/dudishaulmusic/videos/2113753515558574/


Tutor

Dudi Shaul

Dudi Shaul

Dudi Shaul is a guitarist, composer and teacher who has developed his own unique voice on the classical guitar. Originally influenced by the music of Spain and Brazil, Dudi takes his playing beyond borders to a place that feels like home.

Born in Israel with Iraqi and Polish heritage and migrating to Australia as a child, Dudi’s musical journey began at 12 years old overlooking the lush green mountains of the east coast. Calling Melbourne home in his early 20’s Dudi graduated from the Victorian College of the Arts and Melbourne Conservatorium of Music receiving first place in Foundation Music Performance. Dudi has performed around the  world in countries including Sweden, Slovenia, Germany, France, Croatia, Cyprus, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Israel, New Zealand and Australia and in Festivals including Woodford Folk Festival (Aus), Festival Mediterranee (Israel)

Andanças (Portugal) Bellingen Winter Music Festival (Aus) and Mullum Music Festival (Aus).

As a teacher, Dudi enjoys sharing his insights into the world of music and beyond. His experience as artistic leader at Ethno Australia, guitar facilitator at Bellingen Camp Creative combined with his work in the Alexander Technique, vision improvement and also receiving an EU Youthpass in Paris, have led to a creative and intuitive way to teach what he loves.

www.dudishaul.com

Rose De la Montana

Rose De la Montana

Rose de La Montaña is a fingerstyle classical guitarist with a love for solo Latin American guitar music, where classical and contemporary popular guitar styles meet. Also a bandleader, songwriter and arranger, Rose's devotion to the guitar started from a young age and has continued into tertiary level education. In 2018, she completed the Masters in Music Performance at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music under the esteemed guitarist Dr Ken Murray, (Head of Guitar).

Inspired by the view of the Andes and her love for the guitar where she follows in the footsteps of solo Latin American guitarists and their music, she uses the name Rose de La Montaña (Rose from The Mountain). Her musical influences encompass the rich musical cultures that span Australia to Latin America. Having also lived in Chile and Brazil (2014-2015), Rose has been inspired by the thriving guitar cultures of these places.

Also a song-writer and arranger, Rose's solo guitar repertoire with a niche combines Latin American guitar music together with original music and arrangements.

Aside from her work as a soloist, Rose forms part of two exciting projects founded in 2018. Firstly, as bandleader, arranger and manager of Hermeto Magnético, an octet who uncover the music of the legendary Brazilian improviser and virtuoso Hermeto Pascoal. Secondly, as part of Colourful Collective, a cross-disciplinary art collective who combine film, poetry, live music and the visual arts to spread an urgent message of the destructive trail of plastic waste on Mother Nature and her oceans.

Rose de La Montaña lives in Melbourne, Australia.


Course Requirements

Participants will need a guitar. Contact Rob Stockton on 02 6655 9326 if you would like to borrow a guitar for the course. There is no charge.

- acoustic guitar (steel string or nylon string)

- music stand
- footstool

- Pencil and Pen.

NB. Recommendations can be provided in advance by the tutor for those wishing to buy an instrument especially for the course.   


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