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Discover all the secrets of the luthier in Genoa

Genoa, IT
Genoa, IT
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Immerse yourself in the enchanting world of classical guitars with a visit to the workshop of master luthier Miguel Gutiérrez in Genoa. Discover the secrets behind this centuries-old craft as you witness the transformation of inert pieces of wood into vibrant and magnificent instruments. The one-hour workshop will take you on a journey through the entire process, from acoustic design and material selection to the meticulous inlays of the rosettes. Feel the passion that drives this art as you touch the precious woods used for the soundboards and marvel at the fine aesthetic details. This is an opportunity to experience the magic of a luthier's work and the beautiful harmony that resonates from these objects filled with energy. The workshop can be conducted in Italian, English, or Spanish.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Suitable for 1-4 Participants
  • Small Group Tour, Private Tour
  • Self Guided Experience
  • Immerse in the world of classical guitars
  • Discover centuries-old tradition and modern technologies
  • Touch and feel precious woods used for the instruments
  • Marvel at the meticulous inlays of the rosettes
  • Experience the passion behind the luthier's craft
  • Use of musical instruments and woodworking tools

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Introduction

Discover all the secrets of the luthier in Genoa. Immerse yourself in a one-hour journey into the world of classical guitars as you listen to the Maestro's explanations and anecdotes. Learn about his passion that brought him from Spain to Genoa and witness the magic of transforming inert wood into vibrant and full of life objects. This workshop is not just about guitars, but about objects that embody centuries-old tradition and modern technologies. Be prepared to delve into the fascinating acoustic design, choice of materials, workmanship, and the meticulous aesthetic details that make a professional instrument truly special. Feel the passion that this work brings, while touching precious woods such as fir, cedar, rosewood, and maple, which are used to create the soundboards, sides, and back of the guitars. Marvel at the art of inlaying rosettes and discover the true beauty of craftsmanship.

What to expect?

During this one-hour workshop, you can expect to witness the captivating process of a luthier molding inert pieces of wood into vibrant and exquisite musical instruments. This experience will introduce you to the acoustic design, material selection, and overall craftsmanship involved in creating classical guitars. You will gain insight into the fine aesthetic details, including the careful study of timbre and the meticulous inlaying of rosettes. Immerse yourself in the wonders of this craft and witness the blending of centuries-old tradition with modern technologies. Engaging with the workshop in Italian, English, or Spanish, you'll have the opportunity to touch precious woods like fir, cedar, rosewood, and maple. Prepare to be amazed as you discover the secrets and techniques behind the creation of professional-grade instruments.

Who is this for?

This workshop is perfect for anyone who appreciates the art of craftsmanship, classical music, and intricate details. Whether you are an aspiring musician, a music lover, or simply curious about how these beautiful instruments are made, this experience will captivate you. All levels of knowledge and experience are welcome, from beginners to experts. No matter your age or background, if you have a fascination for the magic that woodworking and music can create together, this workshop is designed for you. Come and explore the world of luthiers and gain a deeper understanding of the skill, passion, and dedication that goes into creating these masterpieces.

Why book this?

For those seeking a unique and enriching experience, this workshop offers an extraordinary opportunity to witness the artistry of a master luthier. Gain an intimate understanding of the intricacies involved in creating a professional-grade classical guitar. From the acoustic design to the selection of materials and meticulous craftsmanship, you'll gain insights that will deepen your appreciation for the instrument. Touching the precious woods, smelling the scent of wood, and listening to the sound of a real professional instrument will immerse you in the world of luthiers. As you witness the fusion of tradition and technology, you'll be inspired by the passion that this work brings. This workshop is a chance to broaden your knowledge of music, craftsmanship, and artistry, leaving you with a newfound admiration for the skill and dedication required to create these captivating instruments.

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During this one-hour workshop, conducted in Italian, English, or Spanish, you will have a hands-on experience with the fascinating world of luthiers. Be prepared to engage your senses as you touch the precious woods used in crafting the guitars, such as fir, cedar, rosewood, and maple. Immerse yourself in the aromas of wood and listen to the sounds produced by a professional instrument. The workshop includes a comprehensive insight into the tools, machinery, and techniques involved in creating these masterpieces. The session is suitable for all ages and no prior knowledge is necessary. Whether you have a background in music or not, this workshop will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the craftsmanship and artistry involved in the creation of classical guitars.

Reviews

"Attending this workshop was an unforgettable experience. The Maestro's passion for his craft was truly inspiring. I learned so much about the art of lutherie and gained a new appreciation for what goes into creating these exquisite instruments." - Maria P. "The workshop was informative, engaging, and enjoyable. I loved being able to touch the materials and feel the wood. It was fascinating to see the transformation from raw materials to a beautiful, playable instrument." - David S. "For anyone who loves music and craftsmanship, this workshop is a must-do. The Maestro's explanations were clear and easy to understand. I left with a newfound admiration for the skill and dedication of luthiers." - Emma R.

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  • At least one adult or senior required per booking
2024-05-18 09:53