February 2018 Meeting: Max Zuckerman

Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 7:00 PM

Manhattan Theatre Club Creative Center, 311 West 43rd Street, 8th floor

Making a Guitar Transcription: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
A crash course in transcription through the lens of Bach’s first keyboard Partita. Breaking down the transcription process into manageable steps and finding the best solutions to seemingly impossible problems.

The presentation will be followed by our Open Mic. Sign up in advance to play — see the Member Events page for details. NYCCGS Member Events are free and open to all members and first-time guests, and are supported by a generous grant from the D’Addario Foundation.

Max Zuckerman is a multifaceted guitarist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. He received his Master of Music Degree from the Yale School of Music where he studied with Benjamin Verdery. Max is also a graduate of the Peabody Institute of The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore where he earned both a Bachelors of Music and a Graduate Performance Degree in the studio of Manuel Barrueco. Prior to his enrollment at the Peabody Institute, Max studied guitar for twelve years with Scott Cmiel, in San Francisco, where he also completed the Certificate Program of the Preparatory Division of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.