My Editorial in Strings Magazine – Let’s Rebrand “Alternative Styles” Strings

For those of you that haven’t picked up the July issue of Strings Magazine, here is a re-posting of my article We need a clear, positive definition about what is missing from traditional classical-music education, including improvisation. By Christian Howes Christian Howes advocates for ‘creative string playing.’ (String players interested in studying my teaching related Read more about My Editorial in Strings Magazine – Let’s Rebrand “Alternative Styles” Strings[…]

How to improvise easily, with confidence- for classical string players

Cut through the fog and learn the secrets of easy tonal improvisation!

This is a (free)video for classically trained string players who have struggled with harmony and want to begin to learn improvisation. This is one video in a series of 8 with accompanying worksheet and audio backing tracks.

Finally- Online Jazz Violin lessons!!

Sign Up Here String players have been asking me for a long time about improvisation and alternative styles. So, after working as an Associate Professor at the Berklee College of Music, teaching thousands of string players in schools around the world, and touring/recording with artists including Les Paul, Victor Wooten, Spyro Gyra, Bela Fleck, Read more about Finally- Online Jazz Violin lessons!![…]