Messiah College


Attendees are encouraged to bring their guitars to the workshop to play along with what is being presented. However, it is fine if you would like to just observe and jot notes for yourself on the handouts that we will give you.


Schedule of Sessions

Electric Track

Acoustic Track Beginner

Acoustic Track Intermediate


Registration and Check In. Coffee and Pastries

8:30 - 9

Welcome & Introduction of Clinicians

9 – 9:15

Electric Guitar Session 1
Jay Umble

Beginner Acoustic Session 1

Erik Schlosser

Intermediate Acoustic Session 1 Randall Zwally

9:15 – 10:15

Break – Coffee and Pastries

10:15 – 10:30

Electric Guitar Session 2   Jay Umble

Beginner Acoustic Session 2

Erik Schlosser

Intermdiate Acoustic Guitar Session 2
Randall Zwally

10:30 – 11:30

Adjourn for Lunch

11:30 – 11:45


11:45 – 12:45

Attendees choose from 1 of the following sessions:

1.) Staying Focused & Confident When Playing in Public  - Jay Umble


2.) Guitar Care and Maintenance - Rob Zwally


3.) Communicating with the Rest of the Band - Erik Schlosser      


12:45 – 1:30

Electric Guitar Session 3
Jay Umble

Beginner Acoustic Session 3

Erik Schlosser

Intermediate Acoustic Session 3
Randall Zwally

1:45 – 3:00

Wrap-Up/Pack-Up/Chat w/ Clinicians/Snacks


Participants are free to attend any of the sessions.

Rob Zwally will be available through the day to examine your instruments and give suggestions and estimates on repair and customizing at no charge.

          Rob will also have a variety of strings and 

          accessories for sale at the workshop for your