Creative Strings Podcast

Christian Howes presents the Creative Strings Podcast: Exploring intersections between creativity, music education, string playing, DIY music business, and culture.   Check out the latest episode: Thanks so much to our sponsors Yamaha and Electric Violin Shop for supporting the Creative Strings Podcast. Their support makes it possible to invest in the production of each Read more about Creative Strings Podcast[…]

Janet Orenstein Creative Strings Podcast Ep.29

Identity, Injury, and Rewriting a Musician’s story with Janet Orenstein: Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 29

In episode 29 of the Creative Strings Podcast, I interview Julliard-trained concert violinist Janet Orenstein, who was suddenly faced with an injury in 1996 that would forever limit her ability to use her hands to play the violin. Her story is simultaneously fascinating, heartbreaking, thought-provoking, and uplifting.