Have you ever heard someone say, “You should only go into music if you feel you don’t have a choice”? For many of us musicians, we have felt that kind of clarity. We’re among the few who have both felt certain about what we wanted to do and enjoyed the freedom to pursue it. In Read more about Music for Peace Making & Reconciliation: Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 34[…]
To be human is to make stuff; Creativity is natural. Yet it feels incredibly risky to put our creative work out there for people to vote up or down. It feels personal, like people may accept or reject us. We’re drawn to the ideas and voices of people who have the courage to take that risk Read more about Stash Wyslouch: Audacity & the Creative Process – Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 33[…]
Discover 14 of Christian’s best practice tips in this tutorial on violin improvisation In this video I cover some of my best practice tips to improve your improvisation skills on the violin. Whether you’re looking to make your own violin covers, arrange your parts to play violin in a band, or develop deeper skills Read more about Violin Improvisation Lesson: 14 Practice Tips[…]
This classical music education community, with it’s curriculum, degree tracks, pedagogy, repertoire, all of which informs the archetype of the violin, is arguably #toowhite.
Jazz Violinist Regina Carter gives a rare extensive candid interview, diving into her inspiring beginnings as a stand-alone jazz violinist, jumping to jazz from classical training, inspiring stories of encouraging mentors, and also, her tender experiences of supporting her mother and other loved ones through music. A recipient of the MacArthur (AKA “genius”) Award, Regina Read more about Regina Carter/ Jazz Violinist: In Her Own Words – Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 32[…]