CGC 073 : CGC Summer School 2018

//CGC 073 : CGC Summer School 2018

CGC 073 : CGC Summer School 2018

A copy of the live stream in the final concert (apologies for the poor audio quality!)

2018-06-24T18:25:00+00:0016 Comments


  1. Mark Campbell June 24, 2018 at 6:20 pm - Reply

    This brought back such wonderful memories! It was truly a magical week. Thanks everyone!

  2. Aimee Welch June 24, 2018 at 6:38 pm - Reply

    Thank you Simon!!! For everything you do!


  3. Linda Tsardakas June 24, 2018 at 6:46 pm - Reply

    Thank you for sharing this. It was such a fabulous week. I was so happy to have been there!

  4. Linda Tsardakas June 24, 2018 at 6:54 pm - Reply

    …and I am SO glad Lynda came over from Scotland. She is such a lovely person,

  5. Drew Burgess June 24, 2018 at 6:56 pm - Reply

    Hello Simon, Thank you for the wonderful recap of summer school. The community of people who participated and the folks of CGC in general are a fantastic collection of musical enthusiasts. The podcast, interviews and pictures give a good sense of the success of the week.

  6. Bob Bagley June 24, 2018 at 7:19 pm - Reply

    Thanks so much for the review of the week; it puts everything into perspective. A beautiful place with beautiful music and beautiful people!

  7. Ken Pendleton June 24, 2018 at 7:47 pm - Reply

    Thanks Simon for creating this great opportunity for ALL guitarists: young, old, experienced, and everyone in between. It was a very special week, and an inspiration for sure. Our community is strong and growing better every day, Thanks for all you and Evita do to make this week alive, real and inspirational.

  8. Donna Zitzelberger June 24, 2018 at 7:57 pm - Reply

    That was so fun to listen too!

  9. Patricia Sorenson June 24, 2018 at 9:12 pm - Reply

    Hey Simon, thanks so much for putting this together- a great way for us to remember and stay inspired!

  10. Steven June 24, 2018 at 11:12 pm - Reply

    Was wonderful to be there in the audience. Someday I’ll be there as a student. Great job by everyone!

  11. Armando Baltra June 25, 2018 at 4:12 am - Reply

    Just wonderful.



  12. Rick Lord June 25, 2018 at 7:25 am - Reply

    A wonderful gathering of warm and talented people. Thanks for this review Simon.

  13. Martha June 25, 2018 at 12:06 pm - Reply

    It was such a special week. Thank you for the photo review. And the interviews are extra special!

  14. Lynda Wilson June 25, 2018 at 12:31 pm - Reply

    Thank you Simon and Evita, Dave, Raff and Janet, Ben, Fred and all of the participants at this year’s summer school for the most wonderful experience. And Ambassadors Linda, Roger and Drew – you do a fantastic job. You are directly responsible for my attendance this year! Can’t wait for the next one!

  15. Michael Steinbrecher June 25, 2018 at 6:31 pm - Reply

    I’ve enjoyed watching and listening as well as looking at all of the photos. I see lots of faces from the 2017 summer school and some new ones as well. As always, kudos to Simon and Dave who make it all happen. I hope I am able to return next summer.


  16. Glenn June 25, 2018 at 9:31 pm - Reply

    I just wanted to add a comment about something you said in the podcast about Summer School. You noted how positive everyone is on the site. How everyone supports each other with great feedback and encouragement. You made the comment that you weren’t sure how it happened. I am not a management expert, but my feeling is that the culture of any organization is set by its leadership. You set the positive tone every time you provide instruction, correction, and feedback. Dave carries out this same spirit of encouragement. And now you have added Connie and Kevin who are of the same nature. And, Evita is the icing on the cake. No doubt, people such as Roger, Linda, and Drew do a tremendous job of carrying this out within the community. And, so many more do, that it would be futile to try to name them all. But, again, all of it begins with the leader. So, thank you for creating this platform for all of us. And, thank you to all of the staff for providing such great encouragement.

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