Seattle Guitar Mentor Student Concert
January 28th 2017
Be A Part Of The Next Student Concert
ALL SPOTS HAVE BEEN FILLED
In January 2016 we held our first ever student concert and it was a blast! The theater was so packed I had to keep finding new places to put people. Everyone who played grew a lot in their guitar playing very quickly and it was awesome to watch all their hard work pay off with excellent performances. Check out some of the highlights in the videos below.
Now it’s your turn to join in on the fun. Keep reading…
Why You Need To Sign Up To Perform
- Experience the sheer excitement of performing on a stage, conquering your fears, and hearing the applause of your new fans. Literally!
- See your skill levels grow massively as you prepare for the event and watch yourself become a much more focused and confident guitarist who can actually play real music in front of a real audience
- Build your credibility as a guitar player and increase your opportunities of playing with other great musicians as well as at the next student concert
- Inspire others and be inspired by other students’ performances
- Learn what to do and what not to do when performing and strengthen your live performance skills. Be confident in the fact that you will be learning from someone with lots of performing experience and not just figuring it out as they go like 99% of musicians out there. My job is to make you sound awesome on stage so I will be with you every step of the way helping you prepare.
DO NOT let fear hold you back! This concert is all about having fun and growing as musicians. Everyone who performs will feel fear even if they don’t admit it. Those who perform in spite of fear will conquer that fear, grow in their skills, and develop confidence as a player. Those who do not perform will see others performing and wish they were the ones on stage performing. Even if you do not want to be a performer, this is a great opportunity to become a much better guitar player. You will find a whole new level of focus in your guitar playing and practice you didn’t even know you had. Ask anyone who did play at the events. They will tell you it was exciting, a little terrifying, super motivating, and totally worth it!
Performing is like an athlete training for the big game and actually being in the starting lineup. Athletes don’t train to sit in the stands.
How To Play At The 2017 Student Concert
This year we will be doing things a little differently. Those who have played before will be able to perform a song of their choosing. It must first be approved. If you are a student who has not yet performed, fill out the submission form below and we will determine if you have met the criteria for performing. Criteria for performing includes being a student from at least 6 months by the time of the concert, noticeable quality practice habits and effort in their guitar playing, and someone with a positive attitude who works well with others. Students who have not performed before will get to perform a pre chosen song with other students, so you don’t have to worry about finding the right song or version of the song for your skill level, the right transcription of the song, and which part you should play. All of that will be taken care of for you. By having groups more people will get to perform and will also get the feel of what its like to play in an actual band which will be even more fun. Some of you will be chosen to play guitar solos in the group performances based off of skill level and dedication as a student. Once you have committed to playing you will be held accountable to fulfilling your role in the performances. Please, please do not sign up without really committing. It is not fair to your fellow performers and/or possible bandmates who are taking their part very seriously and want to enjoy themselves and put on a good show for their family and friends.
The concert will be held Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 7pm at Cross And Crown Church in the University District. Signup now to reserve your spot on stage.
The deadline to sign up is NEXT MONDAY October 31st (Halloween!). To register all you have to do is fill out the form below as soon as possible with confirmation that you are going to perform. This will also be an authorization to charge your account for the $57 registration fee(non-refundable) for the concert if you are chosen to play. Students in the Elite(3x a week), Master(4x a week), or Virtuoso(5 or more times a week) programs DO NOT have to pay the registration fee(it is included in those programs).
Don’t let your stage fright stop you, sign up today!