Take your guitar playing to the next level!
Whether you are a beginning guitarist or you have years of experience under your belt there is always more to learn. Guitar clinics are the ideal format to glean priceless information from a master player. Not only do guitar clinics offer a wealth of knowledge about technical things like tips to improve playing techniques or what kind of gear to purchase, they offer something so much more valuable than that: a glimpse into the life experience of a seasoned professional. If you participate in this intimate guitar clinic with Rafael Macedo you are sure to come away inspired to play and continue your growth as a musician. This is an excellent opportunity for guitarists to learn from a master all about the different elements that help you build your own unique sound.
We are incredibly lucky to have a world class guitarist right here at our own school. Rafael Macedo is the brilliant mind behind the progressive metal act, The Element. He is not only the lead guitarist, he is also the singer, producer, and principle composer behind the project. The band has released several albums, the most recent of which was mastered by Beau Hill who has worked with the likes of Alice Cooper, Warrant, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton. The Element has toured successfully in the US and Brazil, where they got their start opening for Blind Guardian. Rafael is sponsored by Eddie Van Halen Gear, Jackson guitars, Morley Pedals, SIT Strings, InTUne Guitar Picks and Line 6.
In this clinic, Rafael will be will be covering the essential tools that all guitarists should be familiar with. From choosing your instrument, to experimenting with the wide variety of sounds that can be produced using different amps and pedals, there are a lot of factors that go into creating a signature sound. There are so many possibilities and so many artists out there. It’s really knowing how to work with these components can be the difference between just blending in with the pack and making sure you stand out as an exceptional artist.