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.

Joe Robinson

Virtuoso

Australian Guitarist

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 | $499


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

Contemporary Fingerstyle with Christie Lenee

International Fingerstyle champion, Christie Lenee shares her amazing fingerstyle technique.  

1:00PM

Skill Building Workshops to Improve Your Playing

Beginning Music Theory with Paulette Krenz: Session 1 (Skill Level: Beginner)

Guitar Care & Maintenance with Greg Voros (Skill Level: All Levels)

Fingerstyle Guitar with Steve Krenz: Session 1 (Skill Level: Beginner/Intermediate)

Song Writing with Kim McClean: Session 1 (Skill Level: All Levels)

2:00PM

More Skill Building Workshops

Jazz Guitar with Mel Deal: Session 1 (Skill Level: Int.)

Flatpicking/Bluegrass Guitar with Adam Wright: Session 1 (Skill Level: Int.)

Blues Guitar with Mike Bauer: Session 1 (Skill Level: Int.)

3:00PM

Jam Time: Breakouts with Jam Groups

Learn new songs and play together in small groups led by some of Nashville's finest guitarists. Jazz, Blues, Flatpicking/Bluegrass, Fingerstyle, Beatles, Beginners Jam, Hymns/Worship


7:00PM

Evening Concert: Steve Krenz & Friends Acoustic Night

Join Steve Krenz, Collin Hill, Joe Robinson and Christie Lenee for a phenomenal evening of acoustic guitar playing.




THURSDAY JUNE 21ST



9:00AM

Morning Guitar Workout: Steve Krenz

Chord Workout: Basic Chords & Beyond

10:00AM

Breaking Boundaries with Joe Robinson

Australian Idol winner and guitar virtuoso Joe Robinson shows and teaches about electric & acoustic guitar technique and musicianship.


1:00PM

Skill Building Workshops

Beginning Music Theory with Paulette Krenz: Session 2 (Skill Level: Beg.)

Advanced Music Theory with Steve Krenz: Session 1 (Skill Level: Int./Adv.)

Fingerstyle Guitar with Collin Hill: Session 2 (Skill Level: Int. Adv.)

Song Writing with Kim McClean: Session 2 (Skill Level: All Levels)

2:00PM

Skill Building Workshops

Jazz Guitar with Mel Deal: Session 2 (Skill Level: Int./Adv.)

Flatpicking/Bluegrass Guitar with Adam Wright: Session 2 (Skill Level: Int.)

Guitar Care & Maintenance with Greg Voros (Skill Level: All Levels)

3:00PM

Jam Time: Breakouts with Jam Groups

3:30PM

Blues Guitar Masterclass with Will McFarlane & Band

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

7:00PM

Evening Concert: 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

10:00AM

Country Guitar with Johnny Hiland

Chicken Pickin' master, Johnny Hiland demonstrates and teaches.


1:00PM

Skill Building Workshops

Beginning Music Theory with Paulette Krenz: Session 3 (Skill Level: Beg.)

Advanced Music Theory with Steve Krenz: Session 2 (Skill Level: Int./Adv.)

Fingerstyle Guitar with Collin Hill: Session 3 (Skill Level: Int. Adv.)

Blues Guitar with Mike Bauer: Session 2 (Skill Level: Int.)


2:00PM

Improvising Breakthroughs with Steve Krenz & Dino Pastin

Learn techniques for improvising and building solos.



3:30PM

Blues Monster Jam with Band

Get up on stage and take your turning accompanying the blues and soloing with a live band.




SATURDAY JUNE 23RD


9:00AM

Legendary Music Row Studios Private Tour

Private behind the scenes tour of Columbia Studio A and the Quonset Hut studios where Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Patsy Cline, Buddy Holly, Willie Nelson, Hank Williams Jr. and countless others have recorded.

10:30AM

Student Showcase & Jam Group Performances

Conquer your fears and perform in the same room where countless classics have been recorded.

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, bathroom/shower, desk 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