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Mark O'Connor Expands Music Education with 4 New Camps

Mark O'ConnorGrammy Award-winning violinist and composer Mark O’Connor’s American school of string playing, the O’Connor Method, will continue to grow in 2015 further expanding its acclaimed mission for music education with camps at the Turtle Bay Music School (New York, NY), the South Shore Conservatory (South Boston, MA), Lee Summit High School (Kansas City, MO), and Southern Maine Community College (Portland, ME), with more expected to follow.

Mark O’Connor's Fiddle Method Comes to Texas

Texas O'Connor MethodThe O’Connor Method has been revered as the method to rival, as it combines the art of teaching young children with the teaching of American music. By joining the rich heritage of American music with the art of playing a stringed instrument, the O’Connor Method has the ingredients to stand the test of time in every aspect of a creative string method. Founded by fiddler, Mark O’Connor, the method is centered around engaging young musicians with American music history.

Free Mark O’Connor Lecture-Demo At Belmont University, May 4th

Mark O'ConnorNashville, TN - On May 4th, Mark O’Connor will present a free lecture-demonstration to the public on his best-selling string teaching method, the O’Connor Method, at Harton Recital Hall in Massey Performing Arts Center, Belmont University, Nashville, Tennessee. This is O’Connor’s first public appearance in Nashville since performing with the Nashville symphony in March 2007.

CNN Spotlights Mark O'Connor's Revolutionary String Method

Mark O'ConnorMusician, composer, and educator Mark O'Connor is gaining followers among teachers and students every day with his revolutionary American school of string playing, the O'Connor Method, which the New Yorker calls "an American-grown rival to the Suzuki method." In an in-depth story about O'Connor's approach to music education, CNN featured the violinist and his innovative Method, which focuses on American musical history and vernacular as opposed to the study of European classical pieces emphasized in other programs.

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