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DAILY SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED FOR
'SKOLNICK & BRODERICK'S WINTER GUITAR RETREAT'

FEATURING MEGADETH'S CHRIS BRODERICK
AND TESTAMENT'S ALEX SKOLNICK
AT FULL MOON RESORT IN BIG INDIAN, NY
DECEMBER 26-30

The daily schedule has been announced for Skolnick & Broderick's Winter Guitar Retreat, featuring renowned guitarists Alex Skolnick of Testament and Chris Broderick of Megadeth.

Skolnick & Broderick's Winter Guitar Retreat will provide a full vacation experience at Full Moon Resort in New York's Catskill Mountains from December 26-30, 2011. This marks the first winter installment of the successful Music Masters Camp Series held at Full Moon Resort, which has been hosted by musicians including Dweezil Zappa, Todd Rundgren, Adrian Belew, Tony Levin and Pat Mastelotto.

The daily schedule for Skolnick & Broderick's Winter Guitar Retreat is as follows:

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
8:00 AM Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast Breakfast
8:30 AM
9:00 AM
9:30 AM
10:00 AM Chris Broderick
Master Class: Chord Harmony
Progression from tonal to atonal harmony and counterpoint.
Chris Broderick
Two handed tapping with a little slap pop thrown in on the side.
Chris Broderick
Master Class:
From theory 101 to advanced concepts in solo design.
10:30 AM
11:00 AMCheckout
11:30 AM Alex Skolnick
Psychology For Musicians
Enjoying the process, avoiding the egos and maintaining a positive outlook in a sea of negativity. Includes an overview of helpful books, videos & other advice.
Alex Skolnick
Master Class: Music Theory vs. Music Truth
Modes, pentatonics, triads, chords & how to make sense of it all.
Alex Skolnick
Master Class: The Diverse Guitarist
Expanding into different territory: jazz, world music, etc…with Alex Skolnick Trio.
12:00 PM
12:30 PM Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00 PM
1:30 PM
2:00 PM
2:30 PM
3:00 PM Orientation and welcome bag Chris Broderick
Classical Guitar 101 along with the curriculum to take you the rest of the way.
Chris Broderick
Gear Breakdown and Tone Building:
From amps and cabs to effects, what is the best combo?
Alex and Chris
Tour experiences on the road.
3:30 PM
4:00 PM
4:30 PM Alex Skolnick
Intro To Jazz Guitar
Getting started without getting overwhelmed, plus music history, roots of jazz theory & what you'll need to go further.
Alex Skolnick
It's About Timing
A workshop on fine tuning your rhythmic awareness (applies to both lead & rhythm guitar playing).
Alex and Chris
Awards, raffles, and giveaways.
5:00 PM
5:30 PM
6:00 PM
6:30 PM Dinner Dinner Dinner Dinner
7:00 PM
7:30 PM
8:00 PM Jam and master class
with Alex and Chris.
Jam and master class
with Alex and Chris.
Jam and master class
with Alex and Chris.
8:30 PM
9:00 PM
9:30 PM Open mic and jam Open mic and jam Open mic and jam
10:00 PM
10:30 PM
11:00 PM
11:30 PM
Chris Broderick and Alex Skolnick, photo by Stephanie Cabral

Pictured: Chris Broderick and Alex Skolnick
(Photo by Stephanie Cabral)