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For pure violin motivation, here are some quotes from those musicians, conductors, and composers who know the instrument and its challenges best:

 

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Any violinist, from beginner to teacher, can find inspiration in the words of the world’s greatest violinists. Their insight on their craft, the violin, the arts, and life are all touchstones for our own personal and musical development.

 

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New Year’s always brings with it a renewed sense of purpose. We all have a fresh slate on which to inscribe new opportunity and achievement. Then February rolls around and it feels like the new year is going along in much the same way as last year.

 

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Music is always a memorable part of this time of year – from holiday concerts to carolers. The viola and the violist should not be overlooked! Here are 11 songs and one song book that provide a wealth of holiday sheet music for the violist.

 

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With so much to plan and arrange for the holidays, you can make your most unique contribution to the season by learning a song or two to perform for family and friends. Food, ambience, and good company are all integral pieces of the holiday get-togethers, but so is the music. 

 

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Wondering what to get your budding string musician as a gift for the holiday season? We have plenty of ideas for you, and we’re sure they’ll love each and every one.

 

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The holiday season is here, and everyone has to do their part. As a bassist, it’s your joy to remind everyone how awesome the bass is. So whether you’re a beginner or a more experienced musician, here’s a list of holiday songs you can quickly master. Pick a few of them and make your holiday get-togethers a little bit cooler.

 

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Aaaah, the holidays. They’re magical, to be sure, and for most student musicians – the holidays also mean a solid chunk of vacation time. All that free calendar space is a well-deserved reward for surviving the busy concert season, and there’s no better way to spend it than binging on holiday entertainment. 

 

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Let’s face it, after years of playing the violin or viola you get tired of the same ol’ holiday tunes. But, the fact of the matter is – holiday songs are typically what people want to hear and sing this time of year.

 

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Late winter is already a busy time for so many people. Even so, there’s always time to apply to a violin competition or enjoy watching those who’ve already gone pro do their thing.

 

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18 Motivational Quotes for Violinists

18 Motivational Quotes for Violinists

For pure violin motivation, here are some quotes from those musicians, conductors, and composers who know the instrument and its challenges best:

 

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21 Quotes By Famous Violinists

21 Quotes By Famous Violinists

Any violinist, from beginner to teacher, can find inspiration in the words of the world’s greatest violinists. Their insight on their craft, the violin, the arts, and life are all touchstones for our own personal and musical development.

 

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4 New Year's Resolutions Every String Musician Can Keep

4 New Year's Resolutions Every String Musician Can Keep

New Year’s always brings with it a renewed sense of purpose. We all have a fresh slate on which to inscribe new opportunity and achievement. Then February rolls around and it feels like the new year is going along in much the same way as last year.

 

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Holiday Songs For The Viola

Holiday Songs For The Viola

Music is always a memorable part of this time of year – from holiday concerts to carolers. The viola and the violist should not be overlooked! Here are 11 songs and one song book that provide a wealth of holiday sheet music for the violist.

 

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Holiday Songs For The Cello

Holiday Songs For The Cello

With so much to plan and arrange for the holidays, you can make your most unique contribution to the season by learning a song or two to perform for family and friends. Food, ambience, and good company are all integral pieces of the holiday get-togethers, but so is the music. 

 

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Best Holiday Gifts for the String Musician

Best Holiday Gifts for the String Musician

Wondering what to get your budding string musician as a gift for the holiday season? We have plenty of ideas for you, and we’re sure they’ll love each and every one.

 

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12 Bass Songs For The Holidays

12 Bass Songs For The Holidays

The holiday season is here, and everyone has to do their part. As a bassist, it’s your joy to remind everyone how awesome the bass is. So whether you’re a beginner or a more experienced musician, here’s a list of holiday songs you can quickly master. Pick a few of them and make your holiday get-togethers a little bit cooler.

 

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Bingeworthy Holiday Entertainment

Bingeworthy Holiday Entertainment

Aaaah, the holidays. They’re magical, to be sure, and for most student musicians – the holidays also mean a solid chunk of vacation time. All that free calendar space is a well-deserved reward for surviving the busy concert season, and there’s no better way to spend it than binging on holiday entertainment. 

 

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Cool Violin & Viola Songs For The Holidays

Cool Violin & Viola Songs For The Holidays

Let’s face it, after years of playing the violin or viola you get tired of the same ol’ holiday tunes. But, the fact of the matter is – holiday songs are typically what people want to hear and sing this time of year.

 

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Upcoming Violin Competitions And Concerts This Winter

Upcoming Violin Competitions And Concerts This Winter

Late winter is already a busy time for so many people. Even so, there’s always time to apply to a violin competition or enjoy watching those who’ve already gone pro do their thing.

 

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