Molloy College 

I am a bit late in announcing this news, but as they say, better late than never! In late June I was asked to join Molloy College as their new Adjunct Instructor of Classical Guitar! This is truly a dream come true and something I've worked toward my entire career. I am currently teaching 8 private students, guitar ensemble, and a course on how to use Finale and Sibelius. I am also still maintaining a large studio of private classical guitar students in the evenings, and performing as much as I can…

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An amazing summer, and professional development 

Wow! What a great summer I've had! I was very fortunate to get to play a lot of guitar and meet some amazing new friends. As I said in my last update, at the beginning of the summer I became a sponsored artist of Savage Classical Guitar and received a fantastic Kenny Hill "Signature" guitar. So what does a person do when such a wonderful thing has happened to them? PLAY -I spent the summer playing at a great winery on Long Island called Clovis Point and met some very supportive people there -I then…

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Savage Classical Guitar 

Hello everyone, I have a very exciting announcement to make! I am now officially sponsored by Savage Classical Guitar, one of the top classical guitar retailers in the US. I now have a new Kenny Hill "Signature" guitar that I will performing with. This is such a wonderful and exciting opportunity to further my repertoire with the help of a great company! Please visit www.savageclassical.com and find the guitar of your dreams! Chris

The Beginning of the Summer Season, 2011 

Well, I have been back home on Long Island for about 2 weeks now and it is great to be back! I spent from the end of January through mid May at The Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam taking care of my NYS Teaching Certification. While I was braving the elements in the North Country of New York, I was hard at work learning new repertoire, and am excited to begin playing some concerts to share that music with you all Please keep watch on my calendar for show updates I have pushed my recording dates…

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Long Island Classical Guitar Society 

Sorry it's been so long since I've updated my news or blog, it's been a very busy few weeks with the holidays and the such. Some new and exciting news is what is going on with the Long Island Classical Guitar Society. I recently had a meeting with the President and Artistic Director of the LICGS about things we can do to build up our membership and programming. So at the February meeting there will be a vote held among members about making me the Executive Director. I am very excited about taking on this…

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Skype 

Hey everyone, I just created a Skype account, so I can stay in better touch with students and fans. If any of you are 'Skypers' please email me and let me know and we can connect that way. -Chris

Preparing for new Recording 

Not only has it been a very long time since I have updated this site, which I am very happy to have redone, but it was over 7 years ago that I released my first solo album!!! So I am happy to announce that I have a great concept for my next recording, which will consist of new original compositions, but also a select group of solo Spanish classical guitar works which are very close and personal to me! As long as I can keep to my time line, I hope to be ready to enter the recording studio by Summer 2011…

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Where have i been? 

So it has been a LONG time since I've updated my site, put out a new recording, or pretty much done anything, So, where have I been? Here is the short and simple version About four and a half years ago, shortly after completing my M.M. in Music Performance at the Crane School of Music at SUNY Potsdam, I moved to Long Island. I was very excited at the time to introduce myself to new people and audiences, get to writing for the next album, and live in a new place. Well, after living on Long Island for only…

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Re-Working chrisgotzenberg.com 

Hello everyone! As you can see, I have finally gotten around to updating my website, and it only look me 4 years to get around to it! So much as happened in the last few years, and I will be posting that info here very soon. So please visit often, and keep listening! -Chris