October 19, 2017

Creative Strings Asheville Extension 2018

July 8-14, 2018, Asheville, NC

The CSW Asheville Extension is an exclusive boot camp for string players and teachers seeking professional development. (Maximum twelve participants.)

Also see workshops in Switzerland, London, Toronto, Dallas, and Columbus,

The Asheville extension includes private, small group, and full group lessons catered to advanced performers and teachers seeking transformative growth.

Curriculum:

Creative Musicianship including Modal, Harmonic, and Rhythmic internalization, Free Improvisation, Arranging, Composition, Contemporary styles, and related subjects.  The creation of original works during the week is highly encouraged.

Technical Proficiency- Technical skills and traditional concepts will also be addressed upon request and as needed.

Ensemble Playing- Small groups will break out to allow focus on comping and soloing in small groups.

Pedagogical Development:

Teachers can use this curriculum to meet the national standards related to improvisation, composition, arranging, eclectic styles, and more.

Logistics and Details:

Lodging in the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, NC, includes wi-fi, full kitchen, practice space, easy access to downtown Asheville, mountain hikes, water holes, woods, rivers, and other attractions.

Tuition, lodging, and local ground transport is $1495. (Travel to Asheville and food are not included.)

Ground transport from Asheville airport or bus station will be provided as needed. If flying through Charlotte or Greenville, there are shuttles available to Asheville.

Contact 614-332-8689 or chris@christianhowes.com

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Creative Strings is a non-profit cultural organization with a mission to support and transform music education through outreach, summer conference, and online curriculum.

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