Workshops and weekend Events
Guitar Bootcamp Lockdown Series – 10 July – 20:30 – A conversation with: John-F Klaver Facebook live event
Workshops: 1,5 Meter sessies 11 July, 8 August, 29 August and 5 September – Akoesticum, Ede
Weekend events: Slide weekend 27, 28 and 29 November 2020 – Amerongen (details to follow)
Information about Guitar Bootcamp workshops and weekend events and the Corona virus
If you have booked a Guitar Bootcamp, or would like to book a Guitar Bootcamp, we can imagine that you have questions regarding the Corona virus. We will keep you informed of developments via this page. Of course we are also happy to answer any questions.
Guitar Bootcamp adheres to the guidelines issued by the government and RIVM. We guarantee the safety of our participants and employees and keep a close eye on developments.
Can I safely book a Guitar Bootcamp?
You can book a Bootcamp with us without financial risk.
In the unlikely event that there is an emergency regulation from the government that prevents the Guitar Bootcamp from continuing, we offer a voucher with which you can book a summer camp for next year or you will get your money back.
10 July 20:30 – Facebook Live event
A conversation with John-F Klaver. Join us on Facebook. Gear, influences, favourite licks,
We ask him everything!!
1,5 meter Sessies
11 July, 8 August, 29 August and 5 September – Akoesticum, Ede
Five interactive workshops, five themes, five guest teachers. Take your guitar with you and be inspired.
13:15 – Venue open
13:30 – Start Workshop
14:30 – Break
14:50 – part two workshop
The workshops are Covid-19 Proof. We adhere to the rules and regulations of RIVM
11 July – Sonny Ray van den Berg – ‘Find your own voice’
Sonny Ray, known from the Dave Warmerdam band, will talk about the place of technique and theory within music and in particular the blues. And how this can shape your own voice, your own sound, your own style. This up-and-coming Dutch guitarist can tell you better than anyone how to get to your own voice. You sound like … you after following this workshop.
The workshop ‘Find your own voice’ costs € 49.00. To register, click on the “Register Now” button. When you register for three or more workshops you get a 10% discount
8 August – John-F Klaver – ‘No more 12 bar blues!!’
John-F, known from the John-F Klaver band, shows you the possibilities of chords within a blues progression … and of course John-F wouldn’t be John-F if he also talked about improvisation. Great examples and great explanation from this master guitarist.
The workshop ‘No more 12 bar blues’ costs € 49.00. To register, click on the “Register Now” button. When you register for three or more workshops you get a 10% discount
29 August – Richard Hallebeek – ‘Dorian, Phrygian, lydian, Aeolian, Mixolydian… seeing the wood for the trees…’
Richard takes you on the path of modal playing. His vast knowledge of scales and modes ensures that after this workshop you have nothing to fear for the modes. Be inspired by his examples and his enormous knowledge and technique.
Take a look at the Lockdown Series; ‘A conversation with; Richard Hallebeek’
The workshop ‘Seeing the wood for the trees’ costs € 49.00. To register, click on the “Register Now” button. When you register for three or more workshops you get a 10% discount
5 September – Leif de Leeuw – ‘Picking technique’
Alternate picking, Hybrid picking, chicken picking … everything about picking … Leif shows you the different possibilities, from the right hand (for the left-handed guitarists, the left hand). How, why, when, and what. A subject that we, as guitarists, all deal with, but very often as deem self-confident.
A preview of Leif’s workshop…
The workshop ‘Picking technique’ costs € 49.00. To register, click on the “Register Now” button. When you register for three or more workshops you get a 10% discount
Special guest guitarists
Sonny Ray and Leif de Leeuw
For the the last weekend of November we are organising a Slide weekend
Learn everything there is to know about Blues, BluesRock, Country, and much more!!!
What can you expect
– 2 lessons per day of 1 1/2 hour
– Breakfast, lunch and dinner
– 3 days of guitar playing
– Learn to listen to the other musicians
– inspiring teachers with enormous experience
– At the end enough dust to be able to move forward!
The weekend offers ear-openers and gives you confidence in your own abilities.
– Single room €395.00
– Double room €359.00 (a double room is shared with another participant).
– Bootcamp Light: €335.00 You will be responsible for accommodation and breakfast.
Included in the Slide Weekend are;
- 2 nights
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner
- All alcohol-free drinks
- 2 lessons of 1 1/2 hour per day (6 hours in total)
- Relaxed jam sessions with teachers.
We like to take into account diets as much as possible. (Indicate this on the registration form).
Slide weekend 27, 28 and 29 November