Cosmic Pastoral Guitar Workshop with William Tyler: Theoretical and Compositional Approaches

Join acclaimed fingerstyle guitarist, composer, and recording artist William Tyler for an in-depth examination of the aesthetic, technical, theoretical, and compositional components of his style. By looking at two of his original compositions, William will talk about the influences and ideas behind the songs, the structure of the work, and the micro-level elements of specific techniques and tunings. Grounded in folk music and drawn from various musical, artistic, and philosophical areas, William has developed a genre-fluid approach to writing and recording that he calls Cosmic Pastoral. Come hear him break down how all these ideas specifically inform his writing and playing and join in the discussion with a Q & A.

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