Steve Vai masterclass at Guitar Nation 2010

PRESS RELEASE: The Guitar Institute (part of London’s Institute of Contemporary Music Performance) will be hosting ‘An Audience with Steve Vai’ as part of Guitar Nation 2010 on 14th November at Kensington Olympia.
Attendees will get the chance to spend 90 minutes in the company of the legendary guitarist, including an interview hosted by Justin Sandercoe (of, performances by Guitar Institute students and a question and answer session.  This is an exclusive opportunity to hear from the master himself and get your burning questions answered on everything from his career and experience to his writing and playing.  Tickets cost £55 for ‘An Audience with Steve Vai’ and include entry to Guitar Nation for the 14th November.  They are available through the Guitar Nation website (
The Guitar Institute will also be hosting a seminar at Guitar Nation entitled ‘The Guitar Entrepreneur’ on the 13th November with a panel of professionals and experts.  Discussion will centre around the entrepreneurial and innovative ways of creating a career as a professional musician.
Buy your ticket for Guitar Nation and the Guitar Institute’s masterclass at
For further information this and other events at the Institute, contact The Guitar Institute directly on:

020 7328 0222
[email protected]

About the Institute of Contemporary Music Performance:
The Institute is widely recognised as one of Europe’s leading schools of modern music. Established almost a quarter of a century ago, the Institute has been developing and delivering cutting-edge courses to students of contemporary music for longer than any other UK-based school. Originally known as the Guitar Institute and Basstech, the school has built its reputation on providing world class teaching using the very best teachers and state-of-the-art facilities. It now offers a range of professional courses including a 3-year Degree (BMus), a 2-year Foundation Degree, a fully-funded 1-year Diploma, a specialist 1-year Higher Diploma, a Professional Diploma in Songwriting plus a wide portfolio of part-time courses designed to meet a variety of training needs for guitarists, bass players, drummers, vocalists and songwriters. Past or present Institute students can be found everywhere, touring with the likes of Moby and The Noisettes, playing with bands like Radiohead and Babyshambles and artists like Eric Clapton and Kylie Minogue, and also working as teachers all over the world.

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