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Lecture: Andrew Leonard and Matt Pidgeon
June 19, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 9:50 pm EDT
In this lecture, Andrew Leonard and Matt Pidgeon discuss The Pain Free Guitarist: Prevention & Recovery
Classical Guitarist Andrew Leonard has been called a “guitar phenomenon” by the Portland, Phoenix and his playing has been referred to as “spirited and convincing” in Soundboard Magazine and “inspiring…effortless style” in Northeast Performer.
At age twelve, Andrew received his first guitar and a Led Zeppelin songbook. At age 16 Andrew began studying classical guitar. A year later, he received an award from the National Foundation for the Advancement of the Arts. He received his Master of Music Degree from Yale University where he was the recipient of the Rosoff Award and was a Yale Club of New Haven Fellow.
As an instructor, Andrew ran the guitar program at the University of Kentucky, taught at Wesleyan University and the National Guitar Workshop’s Classical Guitar Summit. Online, Andrew teaches using skype and Zoom. Andrew is the creator of several online guitar courses and The Classical Guitar Conservatory at TrueFire.com. Andrew has also received Suzuki and Childbloom training to teach young children guitar. He is a faculty member of the Northampton Community Music Center where he teaches Suzuki and Classical Guitar students.