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Caterina Lichtenberg Accepting Students Through Sepember 15

By Mandolin Cafe
May 13, 2013 - 9:30 am

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Caterina Lichtenberg is accepting students between May 14t- September 14, 2013 in the San Francisco Bay area.

Caterina Lichtenberg is accepting students between May 14t- September 14, 2013 in the San Francisco Bay area.

Cologne, Germany — Caterina Lichtenberg has announced she will be accepting a limited number of private students between May 14 and September 14, 2013 at which time she will be living in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Since 2007 Caterina has been the Professor of Mandolin at the Music Conservatory of Cologne, Germany (Wuppertal)
This may be the only conservatory in the world with a full professor position for the mandolin.

Caterina is best know for her duo recordings with guitarist Mirko Schrader of Baroque, Classical and Modern repertoire with over ten projects between them. She has also recently released a self-titled CD with Mike Marshall exploring a wide variety of musical styles including Brazilian, New Acoustic and Bulgarian.

Caterina is a master teacher with a deep understanding of the history, repertoire and past methods for both the Neapolitan and the Baroque mandolins. She is happy to work with all level of players.

She will be on the staff at the most prestigious mandolin educational events in the U.S. in 2013 including The Mandolin Symposium and The Swannanoa Mando & Banjo Gathering.

"Taking lessons from her is a joy as her wonderful personality makes working on new music ideas an absolute delight."

   Student - Oakland, CA

Her rate is $100 per hour in person or via Skype.

Contact: Caterina Lichtenberg

Additional information:
Caterina Lichtenberg web site
Mike Marshall and Caterina Lichtenberg on Facebook

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Amy Burcham
May 13, 2013 11:12 PM
You folks in the Bay area are so lucky. She's beyond wonderful. I don't know where else in the classical mandolin world you will find this combination of amazing insight and pure fun, steeped in years of study. Caterina brings all of that to what you might have considered "old" material, and it just comes alive. Then she brings the same joy to something like a Brubeck or Gershwin piece and you can practically hear them joining hands across the centuries with their counterparts from the past. Sure wish I could relocate for the summer!
Carlos Gomes SJK-SP
May 14, 2013 12:19 PM
According to the mandolin cafe article posted at: http://www.mandolincafe.com/news/publish/mandolins_001544.shtml. Caterina is a professor of mandolin at the Music Conservatory of Cologne, Germany (Wuppertal).

Beyond the classical and modern repertoire, Caterina has been exploring a wide variety of musical styles including Brazilian (choro), New Acoustic, Bulgarian and others. Her rate is 100 dollars/hour.
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