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April 2024

Spring Awakening

The following is a moment of reflection from Ian Schneller, founder and primary instructor at the Chicago School of Guitar Making. Topics such as these and much more are covered in the Guitar Technician Program. A comprehensive set of curriculums lay out the function and adjustment of stringed instruments. Break Angle and Neck Pitch Ian […]

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In the News

December 2020

The New Yorker

Andrew Bird’s Cozy Melancholy The singer-songwriter-whistler-violinist adapts his “Gezelligheid” holiday concerts for the pandemic age. By Sarah Larson December 7, 2020 For the past several holiday seasons, Andrew Bird, the warmly tuneful singer-songwriter-whistler-violinist, has performed a concert series called “Gezelligheid”—meaning “coziness,” or kind of a Dutch hygge—often at the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago. The holiday […]

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