After we heard Neil Fong Gilfillan’s remix, “Drop it Like Gavotte”, we couldn’t get it out of our heads. Who knew a remix of Suzuki repertoire could be so infectious? Neil 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 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[…]
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
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