Summer Camps for String Players

If you’re trying to develop as a creative string player, summer camp is a great option for adults as well as kids. First let me tell you about the innovative Creative Strings Workshop, catering to adult pros/semipros, teachers, and/or serious players as young as 16.  This conference is devoted exclusively to a wide array of Read more about Summer Camps for String Players[…]

Claudio Peña, jazz cello innovator and 2011 CSW faculty

Watch the video below this post.  You’ll see 2011 Creative Strings Workshop and Festival faculty member, Claudio Peña, conducting nearly 100 improvising cellists at the Botanical Garden in Buenos Aires.  Using predetermined hand signals, Claudio leads the musicians through a beautiful and haunting musical arrangement composed in real time.  His conducting can initiate or modify harmony, Read more about Claudio Peña, jazz cello innovator and 2011 CSW faculty[…]