ATTENTION all Shred Enthusiasts / Aspiring Guitar Virtuous, on Sunday October 11th @ 8PM EST, the the Ultra Versatile Professor of Shred, Joel Hoekstra, will be hosting what will be an epically SHREDTACULAR M.O.S Masterclass!

Joel will be sharing his tips and tricks to achieving top level Legato, Vibrato, as well as his mind blowing Hybrid Picking & Tapping Techniques! Not to mention,  you will have the opportunity to participate in our first ever "Shred & Tell" where you can showcase your chops to the rest of the class! The the FIRST 10 STUDENTS to enroll will receive a signed Joel Hoesktra CD WITH tour pics from the Whitesnake "Flesh & Blood" tour as well as the 2019 Trans Siberian Orchestra Tour!

On top of all that we will be doing a LIVE giveaway during the Masterclass where ALL STUDENTS will the chance to win SIGNED EVENT POSTER! (The main promo poster)!

You may be asking yourself, "Could this possibly get any better?" . . . well . . . it does! ALL participants will have the chance to be featured on  the "Masters of Shred" platform, which now has 130k+ followers on Instagram alone! With M.O.S Masterclass's the education continues long after the lesson which is why we are one of the best in the business and the #1 Shred based platform in the world!

 This Masterclass will be monitored by our very own Derek 'Mr. Shred' Thomas, the creator of Masters of Shred and the host of the popular interview web-series, 'Talking Shred'!

NOTE: This Masterclass will take place on Sunday October 11th at 7:30PM EST. Within 24 hours of your initial order you will receive a registration email for this event. As soon as you register you will be sent your personal Zoom link for the Masterclass. All you have to do from there is download the Zoom App on your phone or computer, from that point you will be able to attend the Masterclass on either device, its that easy!

*No Refunds. All sales final.

*Masterclass can last anywhere from 1-2+ Hours 

*Recording of this event is strictly prohibited


Shred Professor Bio:

New York guitarist Joel Hoekstra currently plays for Whitesnake and Trans Siberian Orchestra.  Joel is also well-known for his work with: Cher, Night Ranger, the Broadway show Rock of Ages, his fill in work with Foreigner and his annual sets on the Monsters of Rock Cruise.  He is also a frequent columnist for Guitar World Magazine.  In 2015, Joel released the debut album from his side project Joel Hoekstra's 13 and a follow-up is in the works!  He has also released 3 solo albums that YOU should own!

Joel has been able to perform/play/record with the following:


Trans Siberian Orchestra
Night Ranger
Broadway’s Rock of Ages Band
The Turtles
Big Brother and the Holding Company
Jeff Scott Soto
Scrap Metal 
Jim Peterik (Ides of March, Survivor)
Gunnar and Matthew Nelson (Nelson)
Michael Sweet (Stryper)
Brandon Gibbs
Dee Snider
Mickey Thomas (Starship)
Don Barnes (38 Special) 
Amy Lee (Evanescence)
Eric Martin (Mr Big)
Kip Winger Joan Jett
Rik Emmett (Triumph) 
Bret Michaels
Tommy Shaw (Styx)
Robin Zander (Cheap Trick)
Derek St. Holmes
John Waite
Alan Parsons
Emily Saliers (Indigo Girls)
Beth Hart 
Jimi Jamison (Survivor)
Joe Lynn Turner (Rainbow, Deep Purple)
Donnie & Johnny Van Zant 
Kevin Cronin (REO Speedwagon)
Stephen Pearcy (RATT)
Mike Reno (Loverboy)
Nancy Wilson (Heart)
Steven Adler (Guns N Roses)
Sebastian Bach
Ted Nugent
Glenn Hughes
Wyclef Jean
David Pack (Ambrosia)
Martha Davis (The Motels)
Constantine Maroulis (American Idol)
Dave Bickler (Survivor)
Hugh Jackman 
Nuno Bettencourt
Chan Marshall (Kat Power) 
Henry Paul (The Outlaws, Blackhawk)
Ray Parker Jr.
Debbie Gibson
Tom Keifer (Cinderella)
Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad)


Rock of Ages (Broadway, off-Broadway)
Love, Janis (off Broadway, San Francisco, Louisville, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Tucson, Phoenix)


The Tonight Show starring Jay Leno
That Metal Show (guest guitarist 2x)
America's Got Talent
Billboard Music Awards
Celebrity Apprentice
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Bachelor Pad
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
Last Call with Carson Daly
Live with Regis and Kelly
Live with Kelly and Michael
Tony Awards (2009)
Access Hollywood
Duck Dynasty
The Wahlburgers
Limitless (CBS)


Rock of Ages (the movie)
Resurrection Mary
The Last Winter
May the Best Man Win

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