CLINICS

CLINICS

Stig has held numerous clinics at various guitar camps:

Steve Vai’s "Vai Academy" (2015, 2016, 2017, 2019)
Joe Satriani’s "G4 Experience" (2015, 2016, 2018, 2019)
Paul Gilbert’s "Great Guitar Escape"  (2016)
John Petrucci’s “Guitar Universe"  (2017, 2018, 2020)

The guitar camps are 4-day events, with concerts, masterclasses, and jam sessions from early morning to late night. At these events, Stig has been holding clinics and performing alongside many of the greatest guitarists in the world, including:


Steve Vai
Joe Satriani
Yngwie Malmsteen
Eric Johnson
Guthrie Govan
Al Di Meola
Zakk Wylde
Paul Gilbert
John Petrucci
Steve Morse
Tosin Abasi (Animals As Leaders)
Phil Collen (Def Leppard)
Warren Di Martini (Ratt)
Neal Schon (Journey)
Andy Timmons
Devin Townsend
Rick Nielson (Cheap Trick)
Kiko Loureiro (Megadeth)
Bumblefoot (Guns’N Roses)
Lari Basilio
Tony MacAlpine
Rusty Cooley
Jon Finn (Berklee professor)
Jason Richardson
Bruce Bouillet (Racer X)
Andy James
Mike Mangini (Dream Theater)
Stu Hamm
Bryan Beller
Marco Minneman
Dave LaRue (Dixie Dregs)

 

At these events every artist hold clinics every day (sometimes multiple clinics in a day), and Stig have over the years focused on some of the following topics:
 

1. The CAGED/5-Pattern System: A Logical Way of Organizing the Fretboard
2. Melody Construction: The Four Universal Components of Melodies
3. Solo Tracking Strategies: How Are Great Solos Created in The Studio?
4. Tone is All in The Hands: Understanding How Your Hands Impact Your Tone
5. Solid Technique: Developing Strong Fretting and Picking Hand Technique
6. The Guitarists Identity: 10 Steps To Determining Who You Are As a Guitarist
7. Unleashing Your Inner Yoda: Intervallic Thinking
8. Everything About Timing: Time Feel and Time Keeping
9. Efficient Practice Routines: How To Make The Most of Your Time
10. Funk Guitar Workout
11. Arpeggios/Triad Workout
12. Introduction to Fingerstyle Technique
13. Jazz Chords and Unique Voicings

Steve Vai's VAI ACADEMY

VAI ACADEMY 2015

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VAI ACADEMY 2018

L-R: Stig Mathisen, Steve Morse, Steve Vai, Yngwie Malmsteen

John Petrucci's GUITAR UNIVERSE

JP's GUITAR UNIVERSE 2017

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JP's GUITAR UNIVERSE 2018

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