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Rene Izquierdo

Workshop Details

Rene Izquierdo

"...Izquierdo is already a seasoned performer of great accomplishment. His tone is clear, warm and robust, his musicianship impeccable, and his desire and capability equally great..." Eliot Fisk, 2003

Faculty

Rene Izquierdo, Elina Chekan (UWM Director of Pre-College Division), Federico Sheppard (Luthier), and guest artist Matthew McAllister.

Workshop PDF

Who Should Attend?

Eligibility: All serious guitar enthusiasts.

Ability Level: All levels. Intermediate and advance players will be given priority.

Registration

Workshop Cost: 400 €. Workshop cost includes tuition and non refundable 50 € application fee (no housing or meals). US Dollars are according to the rate when you send the check. Registration will close on July 15th.

Early Bird Special: 375 € and must be submitted before June 20th. REGISTER HERE

Other Details

Check in: Monday July 24th, 2017 from 9:00-10:00 am. Colegio Nacional. Calle Hortaleza (does not have a phone number). All attendees must check-in. If you cannot arrive during the designated time due to extenuating circumstances, arrangements must be made in advance with the organizers. You will be informed in advance of any change in the schedule and meeting place.

Final Concert: Saturday in the "Iglesia de Santa Maria". (7-7:45) in Carrion de Los Condes.

Iglesia de San Martin

Concert Venues: 7-7:45 p.m.(Wednesday, Friday, Saturday)
Iglesia de San Martin: www.ifromista.com/sanmartin.htm
Iglesia de Santa Maria Blanca: Web link
Iglesia de Santa Maria: Google link

Contact information in Carrion de los Condes
Federico Sheppard:caminoartes@gmail.com Tel. 648 924 182 Spain
Rene Izquierdo: rene.izquierdo@gmail.com Tel. (414) 324-7570 USA/Spain Number TBA

Iglesia de Santa Maria

What to Bring: Guitar, Strings, Music Stand, music, and any other related guitar accessories you may need.

Travel: http://carriondeloscondes.es/
From Madrid: Take Train to Palencia (Renfe) and bus to Carrion. (Bus runs 4 times a day from the Bus Station close by) There is no Bus Service on Sunday. http://estebanezaja.es/
From Burgos and Leon: Bus that Runs from Burgos-Leon/ Leon-Burgos stopping in Carrion (one a day) http://www.alsa.es/

Taxi: From Palencia around 40€

Housing Costs:

  • Hotel “Real Monasterio de San Zoilo”. Tel. 979 880 050/ 979 881 090 hotel@sanzoilo.com
  • Hostal Santiago. Tel. 979 881 052/ 699 20 43 49 www.hostalsantiago.es
  • Hostal La Corte. Tel. 979 880 138 (for seven days 5% discount) (3 meals plus room 45 €) www.hostallacorte.com
  • Hostal Albe. Tel. 979 880 913/ 699 094 185 (25€ per night discount) hostalalbe@hotmail.com
  • Pension “Real Monasterio de Santa Clara”. Tel. 979 880 134/ 979 880 994 clarisascarrion@planalfa.es
  • Pension “El Resbalon”. Tel. 979 880 433
  • Apartamentos “Casa Tia Paula”. Tel. 979 880 331 casatiapaula@tiscali.es
  • Casa Rural “La Abuela Maye”. Tel. 979 741 587/ 616 034 152 http://www.toprural.co.uk/Self-catering/La-Abuela-Maye-Y-Me_20514_f.html
  • Casa de Espiritualidad “Nuestra Señora de Belen”. (Filipenses). Tel. 979 880 031 (22 € to 28€ per night) adelamate@mixmail.com, mlgago@gmail.com
  • Albergue “Rio Carrion”. Tel. 979 881 063 www.albergueriocarrion.com

Where to eat

  • Asador “El Doblon”. Tel. 979 880 429
  • Restaurante “Las Vigas”. Tel. 979 880 050
  • Restaurante “Abel”. Tel. 669 242 163
  • Restaurante “Meson El Porton”. Tel. 979 880 559
  • Cafeteria Meson “Conde Garay”. Tel. 979 880 527
  • Bodegon “El Resbalon”. Tel. 979 880 799
  • Hamburgueseria “El Rincon”. Tel. 979 880 456
  • Bar “Sol”. Tel. 979 880 550
  • Restaurante “La Corte”. Tel. 979 880 138

Public Services

  • Ayuntamiento de Carrion. Tel. 979 880 259
  • Centro Medico. Tel. 979 880 245/ 979 880 260
  • Farmacias. Tel. 979 880 266/ 979 880 333
  • Guardia Civil. Tel. 979 880 003
  • Taxis. Tel. 608 486 059/ 979 880 414/ 979 881 087
  • Correos. Tel. 979 880 345

Sample Daily Schedule: (May change without notice. We will adapt the schedule according to the student needs.)
10:00-10:50 / Mastering Classical Guitar Technique
11:00-11:50 / Guitar Ensemble (Variety of Duos, Trios and Quartets) Music will be provided via email ahead of time.
12:00-1:30 / Individual Lesson (Half an Hour per Student on rotation)
1:30-2:00 / Lunch Break
2:30-2:40 / Spanish Mandatory siesta.
3:30-4:30 / Individual Lesson (Half an Hour per Student on rotation)
4:30-5:00 / Guitar Building. History and Maintenance.
5:00-6:00 / Ensemble (depending on how the ensemble is progressing we could use this hour to visit the Roman Villa and on Thursday Night that we have no concert and we would organize a road trip to Saldaña and a night out)
6:00-6:50 / Relax time.
7:00-7:45 / Concerts (Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday)
8:00-10:00 / Dinner
10:00-11:00 / Get together and perform for each other in a relax environment.

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