4 specific days with a new topic each day. Students will explore topics like Rock, Jazz, Blues, Improv and extended string techniques. Student register for the 4 days session (Tuesday - Friday). Individual day registration might be available at a later time
A special 1 day session is available for School Music Directors and Private Teachers.
Alex DePue began studying classical violin at age five. He won his first university-level competition at age 10, soloing with the Bowling Green State University Symphony Orchestra, and later (age 14) won a competition which entitled him a performance at NYC's Carnegie Hall, where he served as concertmaster under the direction of Joseph Silverstein for the National Guild Youth Symphony Orchestra. He continues to appear as guest soloist with orchestras at festivals worldwide. From 2007 - 2010, Mr. DePue joined legendary rock guitarist, Steve Vai, for a world tour that took him across North America, South America and Europe. Alex then teamed up with Mexican guitarist, Miguel De Hoyos.
With a background in classical violin, the ability to turn on a dime towards bluegrass fiddling, jazz, rock, and/or any improvisational style available to the instrument
"Alex DePue is described as one of the leading improv violinists of his generation, with legendary prowess in bluegrass, rock, classical, and jazz/blues..."