Matt Glaser on Music Education, Improvisation, and Mindfulness/ Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 3

– The diversity of creative string players in the newest generation, and how we arrived here
– How classical string/music teachers can adapt to a changing musical world

“Inevitably the classical world has had to come to grips (with) this tsunami of young players playing fiddle tunes”

– “Micro-improvisation” and using skeletal melodies to develop comfort with improvisation…
– The “present moment” in performance..

Develop Your “Thing,” Whether or Not It’s “Jazz Violin”

Are classical musicians creative?  Any musical activity is creative, but we can all agree that there is a difference between performing a piece of music from the page on the one hand and improvising, arranging, or composing on the other. I love classical music, and yet, after 25 years of exploring improvisation and composition in Read more about Develop Your “Thing,” Whether or Not It’s “Jazz Violin”[…]