Wednesday June 20th - 23rd in Nashville, Tennessee at Trevecca University

Guitar Gathering 2018


Join guitarists from all over the world for a life-changing four days of all things guitar in Music City, Nashville! Learn new skills through hands-on workshops, guest artist masterclasses & incredible night concerts.

Steve Krenz

Nashville Guitarist/Instructor & Conference Host

Phil Keaggy

Legendary Acoustic/Electric Guitarist


Will McFarlane

Musician's Hall of Fame Blues Guitarist

Christie Lenee

2017 International Fingerstyle Champion

"Serious Learning. Serious Fun."

June 2018 | Nashville, Tennesee | $399 (early bird pricing)


Experience an incredible faculty of legendary guitarists for an amazing few days this summer. Over the course of 4 days, you'll learn new skills, interact side by side with world class guitarists, jam with friends and pros, and enjoy night concerts all in the heart of Music City USA - Nashville Tennessee.


"This is something special. I am so lucky to be part of it. I've made friends that have become like family."


-Diane B. from Delaware


Schedule

Tentative Schedule of Events


WEDNESDAY JUNE 20TH


8:00AM

Registration/Meet & Greet

9:00AM

Morning Guitar Workout: Steve Krenz

Guitar Technique Workout: Improving Your Speed & Flexibility

10:00AM

Guest Artist Masterclass

Learn new skills from world-renowned guitarists. 

1:00PM

Hands-On Workshops to Improve Your Playing

Blues Guitar

Jazz Guitar Foundations with Mel Deal

Fingerstyle Guitar

Flatpicking/Bluegrass Guitar

Music Theory Fundamentals

Song-Writing

Guitar Care & Maintenance with Greg Voros

Home Recording

2:00PM

Jam Time: Breakouts with Jam Groups

Learn new songs and play together in small groups led by some of Nashville's finest guitarists. Jazz, Electric Guitar Blues, Acoustic Guitar Blues, Flatpicking/Bluegrass, Fingerstyle, Soft Rock, Hymns/Worship


3:00PM

Fingerstyle Guitar & Beyond with Christie Lenee

International Fingerstyle champion, Christie Lenee teaches advanced fingerstyle techniques.


7:00PM

Evening Event: Steve Krenz & Friends Acoustic Night

Steve Krenz, Christie Lenee and others join for a phenomenal acoustic evening.




THURSDAY JUNE 21ST



9:00AM

Morning Guitar Workout: Steve Krenz

Chord Workout: Basic Chords & Beyond and Blues Foundations

10:00AM

Guest Artist Masterclass

Learn new skills from world-renowned guitarists.


1:00PM

Skill Building Workshops

Day 2 Workshops of Topics Above

2:00PM

Jam Time: Breakouts with Jam Groups

3:00PM

Blues Guitar Masterclass with Will McFarlane & Band

Musicians Hall of Fame Guitarist, Will McFarlane shares tips on playing the blues.

7:00PM

Evening Event: The Blues Counsel with Will McFarlane & Phil Keaggy

An explosive evening of two giants of guitar.



FRIDAY JUNE 22ND


9:00AM

Morning Guitar Workout: Steve Krenz

Arpeggio Workout: Beginner then Advanced

10:00AM

Improvising Breakthroughs with Steve Krenz & Dino Pastin

Learn real-world techniques for soloing and improvising.


1:00PM

Workshops

Day 3 Workshops


2:00PM

Student & Jam Group Performances

Your chance to get up on stage and perform what you've learned.




SATURDAY JUNE 23RD


9:00AM - NOON

Special Event: To Be Announced

It's Time to Become Your BEST



Come join us in Nashville, Music City for four days of guitar. Learn new things. Hang out with some of the worlds greatest guitarists and make new friends.


REGISTRATION INCLUDES:


Access to all 4 days of Workshops, Masterclasses & Night Events




REGISTRATION DOES NOT INCLUDE:


Personal Guitar Setups with Greg Voros. Prices are per instrument. $60/Acoustic $55/Electric (New set of strings included with each setup.)


Meals, Lodging and Transportation



SPOUSES/GUEST:



Bring a spouse or guest for only $99!



A Spouse/Guest Registration allows access to all day workshops and masterclasses.


(Spouses are welcome to attend the Wednesday and Thursday Night Concerts for Free.)


Spouse/Guest Registrations can be purchased HERE


ON-CAMPUS LODGING:



Dorm housing is available at Trevecca University for $60 per person per night for Tuesday-Thursday June 19-21st



You must be checked out by noon on Friday June 22nd.


Dorm housing is nothing fancy. But it does include a twin bed, small kitchen, bathroom, living area and wifi.


Dorm rooms can hold from 1-4 people. Sheets & Bedding is provided.


5 minute walk from conference events.


Dorm housing can be purchased HERE.

OFF-CAMPUS LODGING:



We recommend the many good hotels in the Franklin/Brentwood/Cool-Springs area of Nashville. 10-15 minute drive to Trevecca.


CANCELLATIONS:



Before April 1st: Full Refund

Before May 30th: 75% Refund

After May 30th: 50% Refund