Jeffrey McFadden MasterClass on the Camino – Carrion de los Condes, Spain – June 11-18, 2017 – For Classical Guitarists

Classes in Interpretation
An intensive course in interpretation of all classical guitar repertoire in the form of daily masterclasses and private lessons under University of Toronto professor and performing artist Jeffrey McFadden.

Fretboard Harmony Course (Optional)
Daily classes in introductory Fretboard Harmony for the classical guitarist – build your skills as a performer, improviser and arranger with the materials studied in this practicum. Registration includes the purchase (at a 50% discount!) of the text Fretboard Harmony: Common Practice Harmony on the Guitar, which is used in the course.

Performance Opportunities
Perform for a new audience every night! Pilgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela from all over the world make up a part of the audience every night. The performance venues are incredible Romanesque Churches dating from XI to the XII Century with
beautiful acoustics. Evening concerts takes place on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday.

Immersion in Spanish Culture
Carrion de los Condes is an ancient and beautiful small town in Palencia in Castilla y Leon region of Spain, a town of great importance at the time of the old pilgrimages to Santiago de Compostela. Its medieval origins can be seen in some of its historic buildings and in the old town. Close to Burgos, Valladolid and other important Spanish centres of culture.
Spanish language lessons are available.

Visit CaminoArtes to learn about the larger project bringing music to the Camino de Santiago

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Registration
400 €  Including tuition, textbook and non refundable 50 € application fee.
(Does not include housing or meals.)
Early Registration Special:350 € before May 21st.
Maximum 10 registrants

Sample Daily Schedule and Venues
Note that this may change slightly. We will adapt the schedule according to the student needs and registation.
10:00-11:50 / Private lessons
12:00-1:30 Fretboard Harmony Class
1:30-2:00 / Lunch Break
2:30-2:40 / Spanish Mandatory siesta.
3:30-5:30 Masterclass
6:00-6:50 / Free time.
7:00-7:45 / Concerts (Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday)
8:00-10:00 / Dinner

Concert Venues:
7:00-7:45 p.m.(Wednesday, Friday, Saturday)
Final Concert: Saturday in the “Iglesia de Santa Maria” in Carrion de Los Condes.
Iglesia de San Martin www.ifromista.com/sanmartin.htm
Iglesia de Santa Maria Blanca
Iglesia de Santa Maria

Other Details
Contact information in Carrion de los Condes:
Federico Sheppard: caminoartes@gmail.com – tel or text: 648 924 182 Spain
Jeffrey McFadden: jmacyyz@gmail.com

Check in:
Monday, June 11th, 2017 from 9:00-10:00 am. Colegio Nacional. Calle Hortaleza (does not have a phone number). All attendees must check-in. If you cannot arrive during the designated time due to extenuating  circumstances, arrangements must be made in advance with the organizers. You will be informed in advance of any change in the schedule and meeting place.

Travel
http://carriondeloscondes.es/
From Madrid: Take Train to Palencia (Renfe) and bus to Carrion. (Bus runs 4 times a day from the Bus Station close by). There is no Bus Service on Sunday.
http://estebanezaja.es/
Taxi from Palencia: approx. 40€

From Burgos and Leon: Bus that runs from Burgos-Leon/Leon-Burgos
stopping in Carrion (once per day)
http://www.alsa.es/

Housing
– Hotel “Real Monasterio de San Zoilo”. Tel. 979 880 050/ 979 881 090 hotel@sanzoilo.com
– Hostal Santiago. Tel. 979 881 052/ 699 20 43 49 http://www.hostalsantiago.es
– Hostal La Corte. Tel. 979 880 138 (for seven days 5% discount) (3 meals plus room 45 €)
http://www.hostallacorte.com
– Hostal Albe. Tel. 979 880 913/ 699 094 185 (25€ per night discount) hostalalbe@hotmail.com
– Pension “Real Monasterio de Santa Clara”. Tel. 979 880 134/ 979 880 994 clarisascarrion@planalfa.es
– Pension “El Resbalon”. Tel. 979 880 433
– Apartamentos “Casa Tia Paula”. Tel. 979 880 331 casatiapaula@tiscali.es
– Casa Rural “La Abuela Maye”. Tel. 979 741 587/ 616 034 152
http://www.toprural.co.uk/Self-catering/La-Abuela-Maye-Y-Me_20514_f.html
– Casa de Espiritualidad “Nuestra Señora de Belen”. (Filipenses). Tel. 979 880 031 (22 € to 28€ per night)
adelamate@mixmail.com, mlgago@gmail.com
– Albergue “Rio Carrion”. Tel. 979 881 063 http://www.albergueriocarrion.com

Where to eat
– Asador “El Doblon”. Tel. 979 880 429
– Restaurante “Las Vigas”. Tel. 979 880 050
– Restaurante “Abel”. Tel. 669 242 163
– Restaurante “Meson El Porton”. Tel. 979 880 559
– Cafeteria Meson “Conde Garay”. Tel. 979 880 527
– Bodegon “El Resbalon”. Tel. 979 880 799
– Hamburgueseria “El Rincon”. Tel. 979 880 456
– Bar “Sol”. Tel. 979 880 550
– Restaurante “La Corte”. Tel. 979 880 138

Public Services
– Ayuntamiento de Carrion. Tel. 979 880 259
– Centro Medico. Tel. 979 880 245/ 979 880 260
– Farmacias. Tel. 979 880 266/ 979 880 333
– Guardia Civil. Tel. 979 880 003
– Taxis. Tel. 608 486 059/ 979 880 414/ 979 881 087
– Correos. Tel. 979 880 345

For further information: jmacyyz@gmail.com, or Federico Sheppard caminoartes@gmail.com

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