Acoustic Guitar Masterclass Series with Doug de Vries -  Feb / March - 2023

'Bossa Nova Boot Camp' Guitar Masterclass series focuses on Brazilian standards for solo guitarists, teachers & accompanists - music degree, guitar students and professional performers who want to explore the subtleties of Bossa Nova and Brazilian Jazz to their best ability.  One composition is covered in each stand-alone weekly module.  Class format is designed to suit all levels (intermediate-advanced) with comprehensive materials, including half tempo audio/video practice clips and more...
Series 1 commences February 9/10th 2023.

Teacher: Doug de Vries

6 weeks, 6 songs - One song: melody, accompaniment & interpretation  

Dates (Australia & Japan) - Fridays: 
Feb 10 - Wave
Feb 17 - Manhã de Carnaval
Feb 24 - Chega de Saudade
March 3 - Samba da Minha Terra
March 10 - Garota de Ipanema
March 17 -  Desafinado

Australia: 10 AM - Fridays AEDT (City Reference: Melbourne) 
Japan: 8 AM - Friday (City Reference: Tokyo)

Class Schedule (USA, Canada & Brazil) - Thursdays:
Feb 9 - Wave
Feb 16 - Manhã de Carnaval  
Feb 23 -  Chega de Saudade
March 2 - Samba da Minha Terra
March 9 - Garota de Ipanema
March 16 -  Desafinado

Meeting time: 
8 PM - (City Reference - Rio de Janeiro) 
6 PM - (City Reference - New York) 
6 PM - (City Reference - Ottawa and Montreal)
7 PM for March 16 - Desafinado (USA / NY) 

75 to 90 mins on each song module masterclass
Fees: $40 AUD/ $30 AUD concession for 1 song module

The Program Includes:
·       Charts, chord boxes & tab provided
·       Acoustic guitar foundation techniques and 
·       Music fundamentals covered each week
·       Brazilian rhythms, phrasing and chord voicing   
·       Music Charts in 2 keys with audio/video practice clips
Classes in English are live from Melbourne (Australia) and Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) via ZOOM 

Additional Information: 
Each online song masterclass is delivered live and the zoom session is recorded for later revision.
Modules are designed by professional musicians using best practice educational techniques.
One on one lesson available after completion of a song module on request

Sign UP here: Bossa Nova Boot Camp Acoustic GUITAR Masterclasses Enrolment Form

Payment via PayPal or bank deposit 

If you have any questions please contact:
Diana Clark @BossaNovaBootCamp in Australia 
Ph: +61 (0)433 855 580
Mi La Musica in Brazil 
WhatsApp: +55 21 99301.1398

Instagram - Bossa Nova Boot Camp

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YouTube - Doug de Vries

Spontaneous swinging samba and choro with spasmodic interjections from all members that invite, cajole and delight.
Relax, recline, and sway to the seductive rhythms of sweet music that merges street and salon and be beguiled. Vamos Sambado!

Doug de Vries (guitar) leads a captivating ensemble featuring Josh Bridges (cavaquinho & voice), Tamil Rogeon (violin) and Diana May Clark (voice & percussion), and a guest appearance from our very own Artistic Director Melissa Doecke (flute).
This event is outdoors in the gardens at St John's Anglican Church Flinders
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Doug has shared many new live clips on his ddv YouTube channel recorded during 2020-2022
- check them out as he's not performing often... Butterflies by Doug de Vries