Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 42: Utilizing Music Therapy Techniques in Teaching Strings with Raquel Ravaglioli

CREATIVE STRINGS PODCASTExploring intersections between creativity, music education, string playing, DIY music business, and culture Christian Howes · Music Therapy Techniques for Teachers & Performers w/ Raquel Ravaglioli On Today's Episode... Join us with Guest Speaker Raquel Ravaglioli as we talk about her work on intergrating music therapy techniques into string teaching. Raquel Ravaglioli is Read more about Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 42: Utilizing Music Therapy Techniques in Teaching Strings with Raquel Ravaglioli[…]

Old Town Road Play-a-long Series

Creative Strings Play-Along Videos Lessons Old Town Road- Lil Nas X Level: All Levels Time: ~8 minutes per video Contents: 3 Play-Along Videos plus Backing Track Video Scales used: D dorian (C major) and/or D mixolydian (G major) Here’s a play-along series built on the hit song Old Town Road by Lil Nas X.  Videos are ordered Read more about Old Town Road Play-a-long Series[…]

Classical Music Education should Recognize & Respect Music of All Cultures

I’m calling out the music education establishment. Leadership is NOT just noncommittal statements of solidarity… ASTA, SAA, and other classical music institutions should acknowledge that “fine string playing and teaching” is NOT exclusive to or synonymous with playing classical music. I invite you to challenge them to acknowledge this. That false equivalency feels like a Read more about Classical Music Education should Recognize & Respect Music of All Cultures[…]