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MD guitar workshop September 7


The Guitar According to Mark: A workshop for acoustic guitar students

The Old Town School of Folk Music will present “The Guitar According to Mark: A Workshop for Guitar Students” on Sunday, September 7 from 2:00 pm - 3:20 pm. 

Master folk and blues guitarist Mark Dvorak shares his very practical and down-to-earth approach to creating a solid guitar accompaniment, and comprehending the basics of improvisation. 

Students will gain an understanding of the fret board by identifying partial chord shapes up the neck and learn the importance of chord tones. Several simple techniques will be demonstrated to help students develop a personal catalogue of styles and ideas. …

Burning Bush Gallery


Folksinger Dvorak to open new music series in Wheaton

WHEATON IL - The Burning Bush Art Gallery, 216 N. Main Street, will present an intimate evening with folksinger-songwriter Mark Dvorak on Saturday, September 13 at 8:00 pm. 

“There has been a need for a small venue for acoustic music in the far west suburbs for awhile now,” said Burning Bush music director Dona Benkert, who has been teaching, performing and producing events for the last quarter century. 

“Our plans have come together rather quickly, and we are overjoyed that Mark was able to fit us into tour schedule. We collaborated on a number of projects in the early 1990s, and it has been exciting to watch him grow as a performer and an artist over the years. …

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