Think of a masterclass like a public lesson. A student gets up on stage, plays a piece, then a professional classical guitarists gets up to gives them some instruction on the piece.
For the most part, masterclasses are an essential part of any aspiring classical guitarist’s resume. But they also present a unique opportunity to “study” with a very good guitarist.
The best place to be during a masterclass, however, is in the audience. One can take notes, and then apply those concepts to their own playing. That’s why watching masterclass videos is a great way to get some good tips. Want to learn more about getting the good stuff out of a masterclass? Read how to get the most out of a masterclass.