Neil Fong Gilfillan and Rachel Samson are creative, inspiring, young string teachers. Together they run the teaching studio in Frisco, TX called Chili Dog Strings. This husband and wife duo combine a love of tradition in the Suzuki method with a curiosity for adventure, showcasing the complimentary styles they bring together in their teaching studio. They Read more about 21st Century Suzuki Teaching with Chili Dog Strings – Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 24[…]
Sitting in a cafe in Oslo during this 23-day tour of Europe, it hit me. I’m thinking about the balance between artistic goals and life goals, and how that balance is dependent on the need to pay rent. About things that change in us, and things that remain; priorities that do or don’t shift as Read more about On Balance- Report from the Road[…]
Improvisation eludes most classical musicians for a variety of reasons which are mostly related to training. I’ve made it my job to create resources which help musicians overcome barriers they face in expanding their confidence, skill, and knowledge as it relates to expanding musicianship, musical career opportunities, and creativity
Scott Laird is the Fine Arts Coordinator at the North Carolina School of Science and Mathematics. I’ve admired his ability to navigate the worlds of classical, modern, and participatory musical styles- as a player, conductor, and teacher. We sat down to talk about bringing these worlds together through the lens of a string teacher.
I sat down recently with New York Times bestselling author of The School of Greatness (and my little brother) Lewis Howes. Lewis is a world-class athlete and business guru who’s top-rated podcast has over 25 million downloads, and for this interview I asked him to weigh in on how freelance artists can be successful doing what they Read more about Finding Your Vision and Reaching Your Goals as an Artist – Creative Strings Podcast Episode 20 with New York Times Bestseller Lewis Howes[…]