Creative Strings Workshop Asheville
Build Musicianship; Gain Confidence
Do all this and more in a supportive environment (max 20 people) w/ Christian Howes & friends.
Most playing levels welcome- your desire to have a transformative musical experience is more important than your current playing level. Participants range from seasoned pros to adult learners with as little as 3 years playing experience. Email email@example.com or schedule a free exploratory call.
Teachers- get professional development to meet national standards for music education in improvisation, composition, arranging, and eclectic styles. Schedule a free exploratory cal
The Asheville retreat is Creative String’s most intimate in-person workshop (max 20 participants per session). Get away from large crowds and enjoy a fresh breath of air.
Lodging is included Sunday night through Friday morning and comes with wi-fi, mini-fridge, microwave, practice space, easy access to mountain hikes, water holes, woods, rivers, and other attractions. Food is farm to table and adjustable to most-any diet sensitivities.
Want PD this summer but don’t want to travel? Take the Online Summer Workshop
Important: Participants will be subject to federal, state, and venue-based COVID-19 policies at the time of the events. No refunds will be given to individuals who fail to adhere to policies. You can review current venue policies here
Transform your Musicianship
Connect with motivated players and teachers in a supportive and nurturing environment.
Prior to the retreat we’ll set goals so that we can focus on the areas that you want to improve. The experience is totally customizable to your goals. Experience progress and accountability without vibing or negative judgment with the support of Christian, guest artists, and other participants.
Sample day of activities:
- 10:00 am- Small group rehearsal and coaching
- 11:00 am- Individual coaching
- 12:15pm- Lunch
- 1:30 pm- Small group coaching with guest artist
- 3:30 pm- Choose from two Clinic options
- 4:30 pm- Large group rehearsal
- 5:30-8 Dinner
- 8-10 pm Individual coaching and practice
- 10- jamming
A Great Value
*Assumes single occupancy in a standard room, arriving Sunday evening and leaving Friday morning.
**Your cost will vary based on your eating habits. We will offer a meal plan covering most of the meals onsite while camp is in session. Each room is also equipped with a microwave and mini fridge.
Deposits are non-refundable except in the case of complete cancellation of the event by the organizers. Credit for future events may be granted in extenuating circumstances at the organizer’s discretion.
Creative Strings is a non-profit organization with a mission to support music education through outreach, summer conference, and online curriculum.