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..

Creative Strings Podcast, Randall Williams, DIY Musician, Touring, Veggie Fuel, Music Business, Selling

Randall Williams: How an Indie Musician Bootstrapped Tours on Veggie Fuel and why he Let it Go- Creative Strings Podcast Ep. 2

How Randall built his career starting as a singer songwriter living and traveling in his DIY vegetable-fueled van. Randall talks about routing his tours based on various folk music festivals. His main circuit was the Folk Alliance regional and national conferences. You can find out more at www.folkalliance.org

Jazz & Art – Elementary School Educational Outreach

CityMusic Columbus provided a unique morning of entertainment by sponsoring two well-known local jazz musicians and an artist at East Columbus Elementary School in Columbus. Fifth-graders were thrilled to combine visual art and music, drawing their inspiration, literally, through music. Jazz violinist Christian Howes, recently nominated Violinist of the Year by the Jazz Journalists Association, Read more about Jazz & Art – Elementary School Educational Outreach[…]