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
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.