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About the Classical Mandolinwith Caterina Lichtenberg Course
Caterina Lichtenberg has taken everything she knows about classical mandolin and created a comprehensive video library that includes hundreds of online lessons. Members have unlimited access to all the lessons which are supplemented by backing tracks and other study materials. Plus there's special guests, exclusive interviews, and a community of classical mandolin enthusiasts from all over the world.
What ultimately sets these lessons apart from other online offerings however, is the ability to submit a video using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange learning platform. Caterina reviews each submission and records a video response with feedback on how you're doing and tips for how to improve. All students can access the Video Exchange library, which is always expanding and may contain the key to unlock your own playing.
About Your Teacher
Caterina Lichtenberg has dedicated her life to studying the history, techniques and repertoire of the great mandolin virtuosos of the past. For over 20 years she has been an ambassador for classical mandolin; recording, teaching and touring throughout the world. Since 2007 she has held the only professor position for mandolin in the world at the prestigious Music Conservatory in Cologne, Germany.
To date Caterina Lichtenberg has released 10 CDs under her own leadership in a variety of chamber music settings. As a specialist on early period instruments, Caterina was once invited to record on a 1775 mandolin from the Ferdinandeum Museum in Austria. She has also performed as a featured soloist with many world renowned musicians at festivals and concert halls worldwide.
Her partnership with ArtistWorks marks a historic moment for the genre, as this is the most comprehensive classical mandolin curriculum ever created. The lessons cover all important playing techniques as well as full breakdowns of important pieces from the Baroque and Classical masters Dowland, Bach, Vivaldi, Leone, Denis, Fouchetti and Beethoven, to the Romantic masters Cristofaro, Pettine, Ranieri, Branzoli and Calace.