A versatile classically trained violinist, Earl Maneein has taken the path less traveled, pursuing his passion for extreme music.
Bryan Wilson is a cellist, composer, educator and author of the book Cello Chords. He writes and produces his own music, and just released his solo debut “Oso Perezoso.” He also has played in the post-rock band You Bred Raptors? since 2011. Scroll down to listen in on Creative Strings Podcast Episode 22
“We get to completely change perceptions every time we step on the stage…” Fusing Hip-Hop and Classical I first heard Black Violin when they won Apollo in 2005, and followed them over their 10+ year career following. I was excited to finally meet Kev and Wil to talk with them about Black Violin, how they got Read more about Busting Stereotypes with Kev Marcus and Wil Baptiste of Black Violin – Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 18[…]
I sat down with Cellist Mike Block to discuss his shift from classical training at Cleveland Institute of Music and Julliard to immersing himself as an improviser and composer in the worlds of contemporary (“non-classical”) styles.
Scroll down to listen in on the conversation including: 1)Improvisation as a historic part of the classical composition process 2)Songwriting and improvisation as part of a balanced music education