FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHTS: Creative Strings Workshop and Festival Highlights w/ Christian Howes and friends



See what really goes down at the premiere summer conference for improvising string players-

Register for our 16th annual workshop here: https://christianhowes.com/education/creative-strings-workshop/

Held in Columbus, OH during the first week of July, this video features clips from performances, jams, workshops, and clinics throughout the cities of both Columbus and Delaware, Ohio, where participants reside and study at the beautiful Ohio Wesleyan University campus.

See more and register at: http://christianhowes.com/education/creative-strings-workshop/

Faculty featured include violinists Jason Anick, Christian Howes, Nicole Yarling, saxophonist Kris Keith, pianist Micah Thomas, and cellist Greg Byers, guitarist Joel Harrison, drummer Cedric Easton, bassists George Delancey and Mike Forfia, cellist Jennifer Vincent, and many more…

Past artist faculty and participants have included Billy Contreras, Alex Hargreaves, Mike Barnett, Andrea Whitt, Jeremy Kittel, and a who’s who of improvising violinists, cellists, violists, and bassists in a range of styles from jazz, gypsy jazz, bluegrass, celtic, blues, rock, avante garde, latin, and more… Participants range from elite classical performers (free lance, orchestral, college professors, and chamber/solo players), to full-time string teachers in middle school and high school, private teachers, college students, high school students, and adult amateurs and beginners. We typically welcome a range from age 14-65 from 5-10 countries every summer.

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