The Creative Strings Workshop (Youth Program) provides an affordable opportunity for string players ages 10-16 based near Columbus, Ohio to study improvisational music such as blues, rock, world music, and jazz on violin, cello, viola, or bass with master artists from around the world. They will have the opportunity to work with electric violins, electric violas, and electric cellos, learn about arranging and composing their own music, and improvise their own solos.
The tentative 2013 schedule is as follows:
Otterbein University – Battelle Hall
170 W. Park Street
Westerville, OH 43081
Schedule from 2013 – Mon-Fri
Arrive and check in at Otterbein University
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Orchestra rehearsal with break
3:15 pm – 4:15 pm – Interactive workshop with Guest Artist (to be announced)
4:15 pm – 4:45 pm – Observe Artist Performance
Battelle Hall at Otterbein University (170 W. Park Street, Westerville, Ohio) – Youth Concert at 2pm
Please make sure your students have eaten lunch. They can bring snacks if they like. There are vending machines on campus. Parents are welcome to attend and hang out, observe, or participate in any way. If you would like to volunteer, please let us know!
Questions? Call Christian at 614-332-8689 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Space is limited.
During their week at the Creative Strings Workshop Youth Program, students will participate in ensemble rehearsals and master classes exploring jazz, folk, rock, hip hop, and other styles.
No previous improvisation experience is necessary. Advanced students age 14 or older may want to consider the Adult program, which is more intensive.
The 2013 Creative Strings Workshop Youth Program will be held July 1st to 5th.
The Chamber Music Connection is a proud partner of the 2013 Creative Strings Workshop Youth Program.