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Summer is the time to relax and get a much-needed break from the daily bustle of kids, parents, administrators, and programs.

 

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Learning to play the cello is a challenging yet rewarding. Whether you’ve recently made the commitment and investment to master this versatile, truly beautiful instrument or have been enjoying its delights for years, the right tools help you achieve your goals.

 

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Rosining your bow for the first time is a milestone of sorts for new string musicians. Prior to practicing and developing muscle memory, holding the bow and fingering the strings feels clumsy, but rosining the bow is something you can do with confidence.

 

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Capturing video recordings of your students’ recitals and performances is a great way to promote your program and identify teaching opportunities. Yet video recording a live performance isn’t necessarily the easiest project.  

 

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Summer may be rapidly coming to a close, but there’s still time to curl up in a hammock or grab that beach chair and relax a little – with a good book! 

 

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The wonderful news: Your violin was designed and built to make great sounds.

More wonderful news: The right tips and techniques will support you in optimizing the sounds you create – both during practice time as well as performances.

 

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Your violin’s strings are essential to producing good sound, and that means their care is every bit as important as the care you put into the body of the instrument. From protecting the violin in a case, to choosing the right types of strings and creating a daily care regimen, all defend strings from permanent damage and help them create beautiful, warm, resonant tones.

 

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Freshen up your viola practice by learning some popular songs. Classical works are classics for a reason and shouldn’t be ignored. Yet there's no reason to ignore some fun, easier to master, crowd-pleasing popular songs too.  Learning to play pop music on your viola will keep you motivated, stretch your musical sensibilities and challenge your technique in exciting ways.

 

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Johan Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos are classical music standouts for numerous reasons. This collection of six concertos nearly fell victim to becoming lost history, as have so many of Bach’s works. Yet today they’re considered the virtuoso collection of the variety and apex of Baroque music.

 

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French cellist Gautier Capuçon has been described as imbuing “the cello’s lushly lyrical lines with myriad shadings” and his playing as “genuinely heartfelt and easily captivating the audience.”

 

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Summer 2019 Reading List for Music Educators

Summer 2019 Reading List for Music Educators

Summer is the time to relax and get a much-needed break from the daily bustle of kids, parents, administrators, and programs.

 

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Best Apps for Learning to Play the Cello

Best Apps for Learning to Play the Cello

Learning to play the cello is a challenging yet rewarding. Whether you’ve recently made the commitment and investment to master this versatile, truly beautiful instrument or have been enjoying its delights for years, the right tools help you achieve your goals.

 

Read More

How to Rosin Your Bow

How to Rosin Your Bow

 

 

 

 

Rosining your bow for the first time is a milestone of sorts for new string musicians. Prior to practicing and developing muscle memory, holding the bow and fingering the strings feels clumsy, but rosining the bow is something you can do with confidence.

 

Read More

Top 8 Easy Video Software Packages To Record A Performance

Top 8 Easy Video Software Packages To Record A Performance

Capturing video recordings of your students’ recitals and performances is a great way to promote your program and identify teaching opportunities. Yet video recording a live performance isn’t necessarily the easiest project.  

 

Read More

9 Inspiring Summer Reads for The String Musician

9 Inspiring Summer Reads for The String Musician

Summer may be rapidly coming to a close, but there’s still time to curl up in a hammock or grab that beach chair and relax a little – with a good book! 

 

Read More

How Do I Create Great Sounds On My Violin?

How Do I Create Great Sounds On My Violin?

The wonderful news: Your violin was designed and built to make great sounds.

More wonderful news: The right tips and techniques will support you in optimizing the sounds you create – both during practice time as well as performances.

 

Read More

How To Care For Your Violin Strings

How To Care For Your Violin Strings

Your violin’s strings are essential to producing good sound, and that means their care is every bit as important as the care you put into the body of the instrument. From protecting the violin in a case, to choosing the right types of strings and creating a daily care regimen, all defend strings from permanent damage and help them create beautiful, warm, resonant tones.

 

Read More

What Popular Songs Can I Learn To Play On The Viola?

What Popular Songs Can I Learn To Play On The Viola?

Freshen up your viola practice by learning some popular songs. Classical works are classics for a reason and shouldn’t be ignored. Yet there's no reason to ignore some fun, easier to master, crowd-pleasing popular songs too.  Learning to play pop music on your viola will keep you motivated, stretch your musical sensibilities and challenge your technique in exciting ways.

 

Read More

Secret Stories Behind The Greatest Classical Compositions: Bach's Brandenburg Concerto

Secret Stories Behind The Greatest Classical Compositions: Bach's Brandenburg Concerto

Johan Sebastian Bach’s Brandenburg Concertos are classical music standouts for numerous reasons. This collection of six concertos nearly fell victim to becoming lost history, as have so many of Bach’s works. Yet today they’re considered the virtuoso collection of the variety and apex of Baroque music.

 

Read More

Artist profile: Cellist Gautier Capuçon

Artist profile: Cellist Gautier Capuçon

French cellist Gautier Capuçon has been described as imbuing “the cello’s lushly lyrical lines with myriad shadings” and his playing as “genuinely heartfelt and easily captivating the audience.”

 

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