The O'Connor Method

A New American School of String Playing

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New O'Connor Method Summer Camp in
New York City August 3-7, 2015!

American String Teachers Convention - Salt Lake City, March 21st, 2015

Saturday 11:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.​
Creativity, American Music and Variation
Room: 251 C/F
Mark O'Connor, a leading expert on American violin music with an extensive performing and composing career, will show how improvisation and variation study in American song structures nurture creativity in a string player. Using American musical materials such as folk songs, jazz tunes, fiddle tunes, the blues and Spirituals, he and his wife Maggie will show how American music’s multiple styles and song forms create what he calls the “21st Century string player,” who is an expert technician, a keen listener and a willing creator. Learn not only how to teach and introduce creativity, but also how to become a more creative string player yourself.
Presenter: Mark O'Connor, The O'Connor Method for Violin and Strings
  • The O'Connor Method will have a booth at the convention. Maggie, Fiona and Mark will be at the booth during the convention periodically. We will see you there!

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