Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop

Why Attend Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop

The 2023 Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop features an accomplished faculty to help energize your playing skills. Learn from Matthew Schroeder, Tom Clippert, and Fingerstyle Guitar guest artists.  

In this four-day program, participants will attend workshops covering the spectrum of fingerstyle guitar. Topics include arranging, composing, theory and technique, as well as performance tips and ways to stay inspired. You will experience intimate evening concerts featuring our guest artist. Participants should have at least one year of serious study on the guitar, know how to read either tablature or standard notation, and possess a basic understanding of chord structure and alternate tunings. Students must supply their own instrument.

Course Dates: Wednesday, July 26, 2023 to Saturday, July 29, 2023
Registration Fee: $595
Early Registration Fee: $545
Registration Deadline: July 10, 2023

K-12 Educators: Earn 16 State of Michigan SCECH clock hours by attending the Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop.

Registration will open on Dec. 1, 2022. 


Required Supplies: 
Attendees must supply their own acoustic guitar with a protective case or gig bag.  A steel-string acoustic guitar is preferred but a nylon string “classical” guitar will also work.  Attendees should also have a capo, clip-on tuner and an extra set of strings.  

Additional Optional Supplies:
Pencils, a notebook for notes and a folder for handouts.


Learn more about the Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop faculty.

Matthew Schroeder

Matthew Schroeder

Director, Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop

Tom Clippert

Thomas Clippert

Instructor of Fingerstyle Guitar

Peppino D'Agostino

Peppino D Agostino

Guest Artist, Fingerstyle Guitar Workshop, Interlochen College of Creative Arts