We are delighted to welcome finger-picking guitar legend Gianluca Corona to ICMP for an exclusive masterclass.
This masterclass will appeal to ICMP students with a particular interest in acoustic guitar, especially Latin music, and will feature key tips and techniques on areas such as harmonic and rhythmic interplaying as well as right-hand picking.
Gianluca will be joined by long-time collaborator and fellow guitarist Maciek Pysz, with whom he recently composed and recorded 'London Stories' an album that has garnered a wealth of praise and 4* reviews.
Who is Gianluca Corona?
A seasoned professional guitarist with over twenty-five years playing on both sides of the Atlantic, Gianluca Corona holds a diploma from the Guitar Institute of Technology in Los Angeles and has performed alongside some of the biggest names in Italian music.
Since moving to London in 2006, Gianluca has been writing for Guitar Techniques magazine as well as teaching at the ICMP and International Guitar Foundation (IGF). He performs regularly with different bands and combos in festivals and live venues in the UK and abroad.
Gianluca’s session credits include stints with Piero Pelù, Eugenio Finardi, Fiordaliso, Grazia Di Michele, and Tazenda. In the late 90s, he began a collaboration with Sardinian singer Andrea Parodi which lead to a tour and a live recording with guitar legend Al Di Meola and israeli singer Noa, among many others Italian and international artists.
Who’s this masterclass for?
This masterclass will appeal to all budding ICMP guitarists wanting to develop a deeper understanding of their instrument from a leading guitar player and jazz expert.
We also have reserved spaces available to ICMP Alumni and applicants holding offers to study with us, starting 2018 - please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register your interest in attending. ICMP students can register for this class through timetable.icmp.ac.uk.
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