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JERZY DROZD School of Lutherie - The Bird Restore Centre
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LEARN THE FINE ART OF LUTHERIE

professor master luthier jerzy drozd

GUITAR AND BASS GUITAR DESIGN AND BUILDING COURSES

JERZY DROZD SCHOOL OF LUTHERIE offers a wide variety of lutherie courses taught by the prestigious master luthier Jerzy Drozd. Wheter you are a professional luthier or an amateur you will find a specific course for you. Further, each course is divided into different difficulty levels, to offer an appropriate academic challenge to every student. All courses are guaranteed to optimize time spent in studies and are offered in two modalities to best meet student's individual needs: prescheduled courses and personalized courses. Our Introductory Electric Guitar & Bass Building Course allows a student without any previous knowledge to build his own electric guitar or bass guitar in a few weeks. From there, at JERZY DROZD SCHOOL OF LUTHERIE you will be able to take advanced courses to improve your skills, acquire new knowledge and advance in your profession or avocation. If you are interested in learning the fine art of lutherie with the best professor, look no further, you have come to the right place.

 

2016- 2017 COURSES


Registration is open for academic year 2016-2017

The programme, DATES AND TIMETABLE of our courses ARE demand-driven
If there are any subjects that you would like to learn about, please let us know
 

Choose your category

To display the courses proposed for each category, click on its name

  • Courses for luthiers

    Tanto si estás a las puertas de este bello oficio, pensando en abrir tu propio taller o negocio, con o sin ningún conocimiento de base, como si llevas años ejerciendo la profesión, en la ESCUELA DE LUTHERÍA JERZY DROZD encontrarás ese curso específico que estás buscando.

    • Guitar and bass guitar professional building process
    • Guitar and bass guitar professional design
    • CNC-supported manufacturing processes
    • Wood treatments
    • Systematization of the methodology and process
    • All about magnetic pickups
    • Repair and restoration
    • The art of inlay
    • Jewellery applied to musical instruments
    • Principles of management, marketing ans how to start your business

    ELECTRIC GUITAR & BASS building COURSE

    A-Pro I - Introductory guitar/bass building course
    For students without any prior knowledge or practice.
    Three-week course or eight-weekend course
       Read more about this course
    Level II - Intermediate guitar/bass building course
    For students who already have the basic knowledge and practice
    Four-week course or ten-weekend course
    Level III - Advanced guitar/bass building course
    Focused on construction techniques, special instruments...
    Four-week course or ten-weekend course

    ELECTRIC GUITAR & BASS DESIGN COURSE

    Level I - Introductory guitar/bass design course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Intermediate guitar/bass design course
    Two-day course
    Level III - Advanced guitar/bass design course
    Three-day course

    WOOD CONDITIONING & DRYING COURSE

    Level I - Basic wood conditioning & drying course
    One-day course
    Level II - Advanced wood conditioning & drying course
    One-day course

    MAGNETIC PICKUP design & building COURSE

    Level I - Introductory magnetic pickup design & building course
    Level II - Advanced magnetic pickup design & building course

    the art of INLAY: TECHNIQUE COURSE

    Level I - Introductory inlay technique course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Intermediate inlay technique course
    Two-day course
    Level III - Advanced inlay technique course
    Four-day course

    the art of inlay: DESIGN COURSE

    Level I - Introductory inlays design course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Intermediate inlays design course
    Two-day course
    Level III - Advanced inlays design course
    Two-day course

    JEWELLERY applied to guitar and bass: TECNIQUE COURSE

    Level I - Introductory jewellery technique applied to guitar/bass course
    Level II - Intermediate jewellery technique applied to guitar/bass course
    Level III - Advanced jewellery technique applied to guitar/bass course

    JEWELLERY applied to guitar and bass: DESIGN COURSE

    Level I - Introductory jewellery design applied to guitar/bass course
    Level II - Intermediate jewellery design applied to guitar/bass course
    Level III - Advanced jewellery design applied to guitar/bass course

    FRETWORK COURSE

    Level I - Basic fretwork course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Advanced fretwork course
    Three-day course

    HEADSTOCK AND NECK REPAIR COURSE

    Level I - Basic headstock and neck repair course
    Three-day course
    Level II - Advanced headstock and neck repair course
    Three-day course

    ELECTRONIC MAINTENANCE & REPAIR COURSE

    Level I - Basic electronic maintenance & repair course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Advanced electronic maintenance & repair course
    Two-day course

    INLAYS & purflings RESTORATION COURSE

    Level I - Basic inlays restoration course
    Three-day course
    Level II - Advanced inlays restoration course
    Three-day course

    OIL FINISH RESTORATION COURSE

    Level I - Basic oil finish restoration course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Advanced oil finish restoration course
    Two-day course

    COMPLETE BASS & GUITAR RESTORATION COURSE

    Level I - Introductory complete guitar/bass restoration course
    One-week course or three-weekend course
    Level II - Intermediate guitar/bass restoration course
    Two-week course or five-weekend course
    Level III - Advanced guitar/bass restoration course
    Three-week course or eight-weekend course

    CNC-supported guitar & bass guitar manufacturing process

    Level I - Basic CNC-supported guitar & bass guitar manufacturing process course
    Three-day course
    Level II - Advanced CNC-supported guitar & bass guitar manufacturing process course
    Three-day course

    Systematization of the methodology and manufacturing process course

    Level I - Basic course of systematization of the methodology and manufacturing process
    Two-day course
    Level II - Advanced course of systematization of the methodology and manufacturing process
    Two-day course

    Principles of management, marketing ans how to start your business

    Level I - Basic course of principles of management, marketing ans how to start your business
    Three-day course
    Level II - Advanced course of principles of management, marketing ans how to start your business course
    Three-day course

    Complete course for starting luhiers

    Level I - ...
    ...
    Level II - ...
    ...
    Level III - ...
    ...
    Level IV - ...
    ...
     
  • Courses for aficionados

    Iniciarse o profundizar en el arte de la luthería no ha de estar restringido al ejercicio de una profesión. La luthería puede ser una pasión, una afición o simplemente una actividad recreativa.

    Además, el conocimiento sobre los materiales, construcción, electrónica... de tu guitarra o bajo eléctrico es un importante recurso, del que no todo el mudno dispone, para sacar un mayor partido de tu herramienta de trabajo. Asimismo, te será de gran utilidad aprender a reparar, restaurar desperfectos y mantener tu instrumento en perfectas condiciones.

    ¿Quieres construir con tus propias manos tu guitarra o bajo eléctrico? El maestro Drozd prepara e imparte su curso introductorio a la construcción de guitarra y bajo eléctrico para que un alumno sin ningún conocimiento sea capaz, mientras aprende las bases fundamentales de este bello arte, de construir su propia guitarra o bajo eléctrico en tan sólo tres semanas.

    • Build your own guitar or bass guitar
    • Learn how to prepare the wood for a musical instrument
    • Design your own guitar or bass guitar
    • Discover all the secrets of the building and design process of the magnetic pickups
    • Lear how to repair and mantain your own instrument
    • Become an artist of the inlay technique
    • Transform your guitar or bass guitar in a jewell-instrument
    • Restore your old guitar or bass guitar

    ELECTRIC GUITAR & BASS building COURSE

    Level I - Introductory guitar/bass building course
    For students without any prior knowledge or practice.
    Three-week course or eight-weekend course
       Read more about this course
    Level II - Intermediate guitar/bass building course
    For students who already have the basic knowledge and practice
    Four-week course or ten-weekend course
    Level III - Advanced guitar/bass building course
    Focused on construction techniques, special instruments...
    Four-week course or ten-weekend course

    ELECTRIC GUITAR & BASS DESIGN COURSE

    Level I - Introductory guitar/bass design course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Intermediate guitar/bass design course
    Two-day course
    Level III - Advanced guitar/bass design course
    Three-day course

    WOOD CONDITIONING & DRYING COURSE

    Level I - Basic wood conditioning & drying course
    One-day course
    Level II - Advanced wood conditioning & drying course
    One-day course

    MAGNETIC PICKUP design & building COURSE

    Level I - Introductory magnetic pickup design & building course
    Level II - Advanced magnetic pickup design & building course

    INLAY TECHNIQUE COURSE

    Level I - Introductory inlay technique course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Intermediate inlay technique course
    Two-day course
    Level III - Advanced inlay technique course
    Four-day course

    INLAYS DESIGN COURSE

    Level I - Introductory inlays design course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Intermediate inlays design course
    Two-day course
    Level III - Advanced inlays design course
    Two-day course

    applied JEWELLERY TECNIQUE COURSE

    Level I - Introductory jewellery technique applied to guitar/bass course
    Level II - Intermediate jewellery technique applied to guitar/bass course
    Level III - Advanced jewellery technique applied to guitar/bass course

    applied JEWELLERY DESIGN COURSE

    Level I - Introductory jewellery design applied to guitar/bass course
    Level II - Intermediate jewellery design applied to guitar/bass course
    Level III - Advanced jewellery design applied to guitar/bass course

    FRETWORK COURSE

    Level I - Basic fretwork course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Advanced fretwork course
    Three-day course

    HEADSTOCK AND NECK REPAIR COURSE

    Level I - Basic headstock and neck repair course
    Three-day course
    Level II - Advanced headstock and neck repair course
    Three-day course

    ELECTRONIC MAINTENANCE & REPAIR COURSE

    Level I - Basic electronic maintenance & repair course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Advanced electronic maintenance & repair course
    Two-day course

    INLAYS RESTORATION COURSE

    Level I - Basic inlays restoration course
    Three-day course
    Level II - Advanced inlays restoration course
    Three-day course

    OIL FINISH RESTORATION COURSE

    Level I - Basic oil finish restoration course
    Two-day course
    Level II - Advanced oil finish restoration course
    Two-day course

    COMPLETE BASS & GUITAR RESTORATION COURSE

    Level I - Introductory complete guitar/bass restoration course
    One-week course or three-weekend course
    Level II - Intermediate guitar/bass restoration course
    Two-week course or five-weekend course
    Level III - Advanced guitar/bass restoration course
    Three-week course or eight-weekend course

What other subjects would you like to see incorporated into our courses?

Let us know

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Messages are welcome in either language

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