Master Program - Summit School of Guitar Building and Repair

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Master Program

Fees: $30,600.00 CND

Due to changes in government policy, foreign students may only study for a six month period at one time. Student visas are not required. For students wishing to take the master program , they will have to do it in two seperate sessions.

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This course includes both building and repairs.

Our Master Program expands your training to an advanced level, with an option for work experience in a building and repair shop in Sweden . Students choosing not to do the work experience will be given a final project.

Your hands on training includes creating hand built instruments as well as introducing you to the world of Luthiery.

We will assist you in developing a long term plan whether it be working for someone else or your own business, as well as developing a business plan, choosing tools, and introducing you to supplies.

This course consists of four levels:

Level One

  • Level 1 Basic Repair Course

  • Build one electric guitar

  • Build one acoustic guitar

Level Two

  • specialize in area of interest

Level Three

  • build an arch top guitar

Level Four

  • work experience

Umeå , Sweden

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Students in the  Master Program at Summit School can attend a work experience session in Umeå, Sweden, under the care and instruction of master luthier Leif Jakobsson.

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