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Learn Music Fundamentals with a Master Guitarist

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Learn Music Fundamentals with a Master Guitarist

Episode 62
April, 2017
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Colin McAllister, who studied guitar with Celin and Pepe Romero, interpretation with Bertram Turetzky, and conducting with Harvey Sollberger and Rand Steiger, and has connections to some of the most influential musicians in history, helps you learn how to play and appreciate music. Discover scales, fingering, and posture as he tells tales of being a rock star on the road. Plus, hear some amazing music!

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In This Podcast Listen To:

  • Colin McAllister, the Music Program Director at the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, share tricks and tips about how to play a guitar, reveal captivating glimpses into music history, and admit to his fascination with the apocalypse.
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