Internationally renowned guitar virtuoso German Schauss will be presenting a clinic during Berklee's Five-Week Summer Program showcasing modern rock guitar techniques and improvisational concepts.
Shauss has written instructional articles, books and online interactive video lessons for Alfred Publications (Shredding Bach, Total Shred Guitar, Shredding Paganini) and National Guitar Workshop's WorkshopLive on modern rock guitar soloing. He also teaches guitar at Berklee College of Music, Los Angeles Music Academy, and other national and international music schools. He writes and records music with his original band and tours with many nationally and internationally known artists. Shauss is signed to Steve Vai's Favored-Nations/Digital-Nations label and is working on a new CD following his very successful The Lightspeeder release.
Additionally, he writes music for video games and commercials/TV and is author of a very popular monthly guitar column called Instant Shredding in Germany's biggest guitar magazine Gitarre & Bass. The July 2008 issue of Guitar World Magazine has listed him as one of the fastest guitarists of all time.
Visit his website, germanschauss.com, for more information.
Topics that will be covered include:
- 3 Note Per String Scales
- Alternate Picking
- Outside/Inside Picking
- String Skipping
- Sweeping Techniques
- Modal, Whole Tone, and Symmetrical Diminished Scales
- Much More!