Join jazz violinist, Christian Howes, as he hosts the 10th Annual Creative Strings Workshop at Otterbein University, Columbus, Ohio, July 1-6, 2013.
Learn from and perform alongside world class teaching artists Billy Contreras, Jason Anick, Hamilton Hardin, Cedric Easton, Alex Hargreaves, Robert Anderson, Paul Baker, Michael Doucet, and Greg Byers. This amazing learning opportunity will be an unforgettable and inspiring week of improvisational music filled with rehearsals, masterclasses and concerts in jazz, fiddle styles, blues, rock and more.
The Creative Strings Workshop (CSW) is the ONLY summer string workshop that combines a learning camp with a festival. The intimate classroom experience allows you to actively participate in classes and interact with faculty, while the festival gives you to chance to perform live in front of real audiences alongside world class artists.
9:30 – 10:30a.m. Breakfast
10:30 – 11:30a.m. Clinic #1 (students choose Intermediate or Advanced class)
11:30 – 12:30 p.m. Clinic #2
12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Lunch
2:00 – 3:30 p.m. Ensemble practice
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Clinic #3
5:30 – 6:30 p.m. Dinner
6:30 – 9:00 p.m. Ensemble practice
10:00p.m. – 2:00 a.m. Late night jam at Dick’s Den
* All participants will have various performance opportunities at cafes, clubs and other venues throughout the week
The Creative Strings Workshop will be held at Otterbein University, Columbus, Ohio July 1-6, 2013. The nearest airport is the Port Columbus International Airport (CMH). Ground transfers to and from the airport can be arranged directly through the workshop for a cost of $5 per direction.
Otterbein University is located at 1 S Grove St, Westerville, OH 43081. We have reserved rooms for participants who can choose between private or shared rooms. We have also arranged a group meal plan, and can accommodate most dietary restrictions.
Tuition only: $850
Tuition with shared room and board: $1265
Tuition with single room and board: $1370
Register now or contact us at chris@christianhowes/614-332-8689 to ensure your enrollment!
A $200 non-refundable deposit is required to reserve your spot at this year’s CSW. You may pay off the remaining balance at any time leading up to the beginning of the Workshop. You may also purchase your tuition (and any room and board) in full. You can do both options in the first square below.
After registering, you will receive an email within the next 1-2 days following up with more information. We will also ask for any info we may need from you.
If you have any questions or reservations, please call Christian Howes directly at 614-332-8689.
To purchase the registration in it's entirety, please select the Full Tuition options listed below.
Room and board INCLUDES food for the week.