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Scott Tennant: Online Masterclass & Technique Session

DATE: Saturday, March 27th, 2021 | TIME: 3:00PM PST

An online Zoom masterclass and technique workshop with the renowned performer and author of Pumping Nylon! 

Performer Participation Fee : $40 CAD Performer must be a VGS member. 

Performance Level: strong artistic proficiency.

Three (3) performers will be chosen to present by Artistic Director, Dr Alexander Dunn. Video submission deadline of March 13th.

Auditing Fee: $10 CAD for non-members and free for members (still have to register, skip payment form). Auditors can observe Masterclass and submit questions for Technique Q&A.


Zoom link and further details to be sent upon submission


SCOTT TENNANT is a founding member of the the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, the GRAMMY-winning ensemble composed entirely of alumni of the USC Thornton School of Music, and is himself considered to be one of the world’s top classical guitarists.

During his student years at USC (1980-1986), he studied with Pepe Romero, James Smith and was a chosen performer in the USC Segovia Masterclasses of 1981 and 1986. He has authored several books and articles on guitar technique, including the best-seller Pumping Nylon, which has attained a “cult” classic status. It has become a standard text in conservatory and university guitar programs around the world.

​Tennant has made numerous recordings as a soloist on the GHA, Delos and GSP labels, and with the LAGQ he has recorded for GHA, Delos, Sony Classical, Windham Hill, Deutsche Grammophon and Telarc labels. Their Telarc release LAGQ Latin was nominated for a Grammy award, and it was their current Telarc title LAGQ’s Guitar Heroes that won a Grammy as the best classical crossover recording of 2005. Tennant is best known for his performances of Spanish music, and his recordings of the music of Joaquín Rodrigo.

Scott Tennant plays Scarlatti

Scott Tennant plays from Pumping Nylon

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