Steve Vai: Vai Academy 4.0 Message – Palm Springs, CA 2018

Steve Vai will launch Vai Academy 4.0 on January 3, 2018 at the Hard Rock Hotel in Palm Springs. The four day event will feature Vai himself along with special guests Yngwie Malmsteen, St Vincent and Steve Morse. Vai Academy 4.0 is an event for players and music lovers of all ages, levels, interests, and tastes. Whether you are a master player, a beginner, or just an enthusiastic fan, the program offers activities and workshops for attendees in a non-competitive environment.

Message from Steve Vai:
“In regards to the upcoming Vai Academy camp for Jan 2018, we have been receiving questions regarding the level of music theory they may need to know to attend the camp, whose theme is based on music theory and technique. The answer is none. I will be talking about the evolution of my own understanding of music theory and how I applied it to the guitar and how I discovered so many simple and powerfully effective short cuts to applying theory to tremendously expand my connection with the music in my head and the instrument. And if you are already relatively proficient in music theory, I believe the applications for it that we will be reviewing will still be very revealing. And as always we will have expert clinicians who will delve deep enough into theory and advanced theory to make your grandchildren brilliant by proxy.”

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