New beginnings, I have finished my guitar as I shared in the showcase forum!
I have successfully completed grade 4 so now it really feels like a new start with a new guitar.
I have done three grades in a relatively short space of time so my plan is allow for at least a year before submitting my next grade
My plans for the near future
1) Going…[Read more]
Sanne Kreijkamp replied to the topic Arias from Mozart, The Marriage of Figaro – violin and guitar! in the forum Classical Guitar Student Showcase 3 days, 10 hours ago
That was great to listen too, thank you
Sanne Kreijkamp replied to the topic Sanne Kreijkamp – Grade 4 submission -Simon's feedback in the forum Grade Exam Submissions 4 days, 11 hours ago
I would love to join the Rascals
Sanne Kreijkamp started the topic Sanne Kreijkamp – Grade 4 submission -Simon's feedback in the forum Grade Exam Submissions 4 days, 12 hours ago
I just watched the feedback from Simon on my grade 4 submission and it’s such a wealth of detailed advice, so much that I can work with, thank you Simon, I will be using your advise for areas to work and focus on while moving into grade 5 territory. And I will keep the grade 4 pieces using your advise to further improve them as they are pieces…[Read more]
It has been an amazing journey. At some point I really doubted that I would ever finish but then al of a sudden all the pieces came together into a real guitar. I have learned so much about guitar construction, woodworking and design that I don’t dare to rule out that I will build another guitar at some point in time (don’t tell my husband). And I…[Read more]
Thanks for all your kind words, Gabriel, you got me thinking, I might have to give it a name.
I’m so happy with it and I will use it in two weeks time to play for others. First time ever to play my guitar in public but when they asked me I was on bit of high as I just finished it and said yes…Aargh
But it will be a good opportunity.
Sanne Kreijkamp replied to the topic Yookyung Jung – Grade 4 Submission, September 2019 in the forum Grade Exam Submissions 2 weeks, 2 days ago
congratulations on your submission YookYung, your fingers move so smoothly over the fingerboard!
Thank you, I’m so excited about finally playing it, it still smells very new, with a strong paint smell. I’m missing my guitar support but I might get some extra magnets and use the sagework support I have, those corks should be quite gentle on the finish. I don’t dare to use anything with suction cups yet and I really don’t like using the…[Read more]
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