Subject: Ideal guitar setup, playability and optimum tone
What qualities to look/listen for in quality guitars
Sun 22 May 2011 10 am till 12midday, Bishops Room
at the Abbotsford Convent
The class is an opportunity for guitar and music lovers to understand how an active luthier goes about to improve musicians instruments and what musical qualities to look and listen for when searching for a new good instrument. (NOTE this is a general class looking at the problems characteristics discussing options of improving tone but not a how to class)
A) Criteria for ideal playing & sounding Setup covering the following topics 40 minutes
Action String clearance settings
Guitar design Material
Joinery methods &adhesives
Guitar condition and assessment
B) Assessment of at least one participant’s guitars 20minutes
An in class condition check and assessment playability and tone of at least one participant’s guitar.
C) Criteria of a good guitar/musical instrument 30minutes
What qualities to look for when buying a new guitar
D) FAQs 25minutes
Participants also get a chance to ask questions during the end of each segment.
What to expect
As well as the above mentioned participants will walk away with an appreciation and more informed insight of how a simple but loved instrument like the guitar can sound beautiful once the thought and care is taken to do so.
Learn hints in how to stop the guitar strings from slipping out of tune.
Be amongst like minded people who share the same interest in the guitar
To hear examples of guitars that are well setup.
FOR MORE INFORMATION VISIT: http://www.melbourneguitarmakersfestival.com
10am till 12 Sunday 22nd May, Bishops Room, St Helliers Convent
$45 per workshop
Places are limited!
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