Music as a window to the brain (english spoken lecture)

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Artur Jaschke Twents Gitaarfestival

Music is not just sound, music is the way people listen to sound and it is continuous around us; on your IPhone, in the supermarket or in the club. Neuropsychologist Artur Jaschke (ArtEZ – VU – UMCG) talks about how special it is that almost every person can go along with a rhythm, while most […]

Fingerstyle by Pim Weierink

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Fingerstyle workshop Pim Weierink

At the Twents Gitaarfestival, there will be two Fingerstyle workshops for beginners and advanced guitarists. In the workshop for the beginners, the basics oft he fingerstyle genre will be taught. The participants will try out several grooves, picking rhythms and right hand techniques (such as tabbing, and using the thumb-pick). In the workshop for the […]

Ensemble Festival

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In the Ascension Hollidays, on Saturday,1st of june, the Ensemble Festival will take place in collaboration with EGTA. Making music all day together with others. Just like last year, there is not one ensemble, but no less than five ensembles are formed. A festival for guitarists of all levels, so also for guitar teachers! Divided over […]

Blues Workshop

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In the last years Raymond Nijenhuis has become an inherent part of our Festival. His 25 years career as stage-artist and teacher makes him an expert in American Roots Music. This year he would like to focus the Blues. Blues Workshop (Group) for beginners: Saturday 1st of June, 13:30 h If you are new to […]

Pre-War Harmony Guitars (lecture)

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The Kings of Cool: Harmony Guitars lecture/demonstration by Raymond Nijenhuis Roots & Blues guitarist Raymond Nijenhuis gives a lecture on the history of the brand Harmony (1892-1975), the largest American guitar producer of the 20th century, and the role it played in the development of popular music in general, and the Blues in particular. The […]

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