This is Kay Yamagata. She is a retired pharmacist from California. For many years now, she is a faithful student of George Sakellariou. He is the one who introduced her to my guitars of which she has two now. She is visiting Europe and came to my workshop to meet.
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Maroje Brčić is a Croatian guitarist who works as a professor at the Academy of Arts in Split and Dubrovnik. At this picture he is teaching Andrija Lazarevic, winner of the first prize in category IV of the competition of the Sarajevo International Guitar Festival. Category IV is for competitors born in or after 1994. The first prize included a D’Addario gift box, the participation fee for the next festival and a guitar.
These are Thomas Offerman and Predrag Stankovic. The picture is taken at the Sarajevo International Guitar Festival for which I was invited by Đani Šehu, the founder of the festival. Thomas is professor in Rostock and also teaches in Berlin, he wrote a dissertation about guitar technique and works as a director of guitar ensembles. He is giving masterclasses at the festival. Predrag is a sought after guitar teacher who works at the music school in Tuzla. His (former) students won over fifty international competitions. He is visiting the festival to see how the ones taking part in this competition are doing.