Conferences – Workshops – Events

PROGRAM

Conferences, workshops, meetings and events will be held at the Acoustic Guitar Village inside Cremona Musica International Exhibitions and Festival, Cremona Fair on September 24th-25th-26th, 2021.

Masterclass of lutherie for acoustic guitar and mandolin

Friday 24th, Saturday 25th, Sunday 26th September 2021

Masterclass room 1 of the Cremona Fair offices Teachers: M° Enrico Bottelli (IT), M° John Monteleone (US), M° Lorenzo Lippi (IT) 

Masterclass of didactic techniques for acoustic guitar

Friday 24th, Saturday 25th, Sunday 26th September 2021

Masterclass room 2 of the Cremona Fair offices Teachers: M° Francesco Buzzurro (IT), M° Ed Gerhard (US)

info and registration: info@armadilloclub.org – tel. +39 0187 626993 – +39 0372 598011 – program and registration forms at the dedicated page

SPECIAL EVENT: “CREMONA MANDOLINI IN MOSTRA”

Event dedicated to the mandolin, the little-great string instrument. Artistic Direction by Master Carlo Aonzo with the collaboration and the historical advice of Master luthier Lorenzo Frignani.

  • Historical Exhibition “The Mandolin” curated by Master luthier Leonardo Petrucci and Martina Gozzini
  • Conference on the story of the mandolin through the centuries – with the contribution of several speakers
  • Desk for disclosure of mandolin activities
  • Presentation and performances of orchestras and plucked ensembles on Open Stage 1 outside the pavilions

 

 

  • Workshops with Master Carlo Aonzo:
    Saturday 25th, 10-12am: “The virtuoso repertoire for solo mandolin: analysis of the historical solo works; musical praxis and technical solutions (Riggieri, Calace, Milanesi); the philological approach vs the free interpretation”
    dedicated to expert players
    Sunday 26th, 2-4pm: “The ‘modal method’: a technique to approach the knowledge of the mandolin fingerboard. How to build patterns as reference points useful for all musical genres (classical, jazz, bluegrass)” dedicated to all levels.

 

 

 

HISTORICAL EXHIBITIONS (inside the Acoustic Guitar Village area)

  • “THE MANDOLIN” curated by Master luthier Leonardo Petrucci and Martina Gozzini
  • “THE GUITAR IN THE CENTURIES” exhibition of historical guitars, curated by Master Francesco Taranto
  • “MUSIC IS OUR LIFE” exhibition of ethnical string instruments from all over the world, curated by Master Bruno Brunetti

CONFERENCES-WORKSHOPS-PRESENTATIONS (in the Events Area, dedicated space inside the Acoustic Guitar Village

– 4th Meeting “The guitar in Italy between the 19th and 20th centuries” organized by Master Francesco Taranto programmed on Saturday September 25th, from 12am to 3:30pm

 

 

 

 

Photos of the 2019-2018-2017-2016-2015 exhibitions and events: