CCAC Virtual Master Class Series: Bill Willits

All Ages

Sunday, November 8 from 3:00 – 5:00pm

Internationally acclaimed guitarist and lutenist William Willits performs on the modern guitar, Renaissance lute and guitar, electric bass, ukulele, theorbo, and baroque guitar as a soloist and ensemble musician. His interests span the genres of Renaissance music, baroque continuo playing, chamber duo repertoire, large ensemble, and even rock and roll. He earned a double Master’s degree in guitar and music history from the University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music, and a Bachelor’s degree in guitar performance from Grand Valley State University. In addition to performing, William maintains a studio of talented private students and has been a faculty member at the CCM summer guitar workshop. For more information, please visit 

As a Master Class participant, each student has the opportunity to present a piece and learn from Bill’s expert coaching and advice. Remember to tune your guitar and warm up beforehand!

  • Session: Sunday, November 8 from 3:00 – 5:00pm
  • Cost: $20/session
  • What to bring to master class: 
    • Your guitar (please tune and warm-up beforehand).
    • A classical guitar piece you are currently working on.
    • Your open, “beginner mind”.
  • How to Register: Contact Manuel Susarret at to register and receive Zoom meeting details.

Important considerations for meeting virtually: 

  • Well-lit space (light source in front or to the side, not behind you)
  • Straight-back, armless chair
  • Music stand (or a second chair) for your music 
  • WiFi-connected device


Nov 08, 2020


3:00 pm - 5:00 pm




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