Christian Artists Seminar

July 29 - August 2, 2018

Improvising on violin in different styles

Language the workshop will be taught:
English

We scheduled the workshop as follow:
A series of workshops in 3 days placed in shift 1 or 2 of 1 hour and 20 minutes each day.

This workshop should be placed in the following category:
Music Instruments

Maximum number of participants:
6

The needed artistic level of this workshop is:
Average/advanced

The skills criteria for participants to follow this workshop are:
Average/advanced

Participants will have learned after doing this workshop:
A better understanding of what to do and how to use the violin when improvising in different styles.

What materials/equipment/other things participants need to bring to be able to do this workshop:
Bring your own instrument.

Other important things a participant should know to be able to do this workshop:
Bring questions!

Describe clearly the content of this workshop:

  • An introduction on how to improvise on violin in different styles such as : jazz, blues, “new acoustic”, latin, uneven rythms (5/4, 7/8…)
  • How to use scales, arpeggios, chord progressions…at different speeds, specific bowing technics, phrasing in different styles