Camille Vogley-Howes

Joseph Barker

Camille is a graduate of Oberlin College & Conservatory, where they received dual degrees in Comparative American Studies and Jazz Studies. In the past six years Camille has won 2nd place at the St. Paul String Quartet Competition, was awarded the FIGS grant with their group Quartet Davis, was a member of two audition-based honors ensembles, performed at the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Ohio Theater, the Wexner Center, Dizzy’s Jazz Club and the Jazz Education Network (JEN) Convention and performed alongside such renowned artists as Henry Threadgill, Kenny Werner, Sullivan Fortner, Billy Childs and more.

Annual teaching projects include organizing and being on faculty for the Creative Strings Workshop, an international community of string players that come together to learn about music education, improvisation and string playing across a range of styles. Camille is also currently a part of Quartet Davis, a contemporary ensemble that integrates classical chamber playing with Folk, Blues, Americana, Jazz, and original compositions.

With six years of experience as a music educator, Camille teaches with the mission of guiding students to explore their musicality and creativity, and to help them develop a relationship with music that lasts a lifetime. Lessons with Camille include practice rooted in a comprehensive study of technique, rhythm, harmony, ear training and listening skills, arranging and composition, and whatever interests and passions drive each student to engage with music in their life.