Introduction to the New Standard Tuning
Curt Golden, Sandra Bain Cushman
During this weekend the New Standard Tuning will be introduced and an introduction to basic techniques, commonly used in Guitar Craft, will be given. It is open to anyone, 18 years or older, who wishes to attend. Players of all levels are welcome to participate. This Course is appropriate for anyone who wishes to attend an Introduction to Guitar Craft in the future. It is also recommended for anyone with prior experience in Guitar Craft who feels the need to continue their work, or to reconnect.
The focus will be on fundamental principles in the use of both hands, coordination, and the direction of attention. Work is done on
steel-string acoustic guitars, using a pick. The weekend will be
directed by Curt Golden, who has been a part of Guitar Craft since its inception, and a Guitar Craft Instructor since 1986. Sandra Bain
Cushman, a Certified Teacher of the Alexander Technique will present an introduction to the Technique as a way of learning the correct use of the body.
The Kitchen will be run by an experienced team and coordinated by Robert Wilson.
The Seminar will be held at the Center for Creative Aspiration in
In order to participate please send an Application Letter via email,
focusing on the following points:
1. Who are you?
2. Why do you wish to attend?
3. What is your Aim in attending?
The fee for the weekend will be $375, which covers tuition, room and board.
For for more information and registration please contact Rob Rushin at: NST@creativeaspiration.org