“She is one woman, one guitar, and no gimmicks… she is one of THE most important artists on the scene in years, and one to watch closely for years to come. 
And, for guitarists, one to study closely…” 

                                                            – Skinny Devil Magazine : Guitar Gods: LIVE

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WORKSHOPS FOR VENUES & SCHOOLS

Diana Chittester combines her professional experience from both performing and teaching to create an array of workshops designed to meet the needs of students in your community.

“Creative Songwriting Workshop” A songwriting class to unlock your inner artist: 

Exploring music theory and poetic methods of language arts that help students generate ideas to write their own song. In this concert/lecture presentation, Diana performs her original music to help demonstrate the techniques she discusses. Designed to stimulate creativity by understanding the basic principals of musical patterns and lyrical expression, students walk away with a new skill or practice they can implement immediately. Every class ends with a group Q+A to create conversation specific to the needs of the participants.

Length: 90-Minute to Full Day 8-Hour Workshop 
Additional: Workshop plus Concert (option of students opening the show)
Target Audience: Middle School, High School, College & Adult, Community

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“Expanding Your Pallet” A guitar workshop that covers alternate tunings, percussive playing & finger-picking techniques:  

This guitar workshop hones in on teaching guitar students the skills that will take their playing to the next level. Players adventure through the limitless world of alternate tunings, learn the tricks of complex picking patterns and are introduced to the hand techniques that will allow them to incorporate percussion into their playing. Diana blends the use of popular songs and her original compositions to demonstrate and teach these skills that will expand any player's pallet of musical expression.  

Length: 60-90 minutes  
Target Audience: Intermediate Guitar students in Middle/High-School, College, and Adults