SAM 2018 Fall Workshop – Guitar Masterclass2018-09-17T08:40:26-05:00

Guitar Masterclass with Christopher Becknell

DEADLINE for Honors Recital application –– October 1st, 11:59pm

Please register and send your application video to before this deadline.

Christopher Becknell has been passionately teaching Suzuki Guitar and Violin for 15 years.  This work is primarily done at his private studio in Minneapolis Minnesota. He is also on the faculty at Minneapolis Community and Technical College working with students pursuing performance degrees in Music and Music Education. In 2015 Christopher released an album of fingerstyle gospel and folk song arrangements for solo guitar called Just Beyond the River.  It receives regular playtime on Minnesota Public Radio and is available on CDBaby or iTunes.  Having grown up as a Suzuki student from age 5 himself, Christopher is now reveling in the chance to be a Suzuki dad to his own young son.

Masterclass Information

Saturday October 13, 2:00pm-4:00pm, University of Minnesota’s Ferguson Hall

The masterclass will be open to the public. First students to register will be the first to be considered for participation in the masterclass.

If you are selected to participate in the masterclass, a fee of $40 will be assessed with registration.

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