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Tuning should be the first activity you complete with your cello every day, or every time you get the instrument out. Here's a beginner's guide to tuning your cello.
Do you know how to take care of a violin? Here are 7 ways to treat your instrument with respect, love, care and protect it from harm.
Have you ever wondered if you're too old to play violin? The instrument is never off limits because of age. Here are some tips to get started on violin as an adult.
Pain doesn't need to go hand-in-hand with left-hand flexibility on the violin and viola. Here are 6 tips for improving left-hand flexibility with the violin and viola.
Composer Juan Pablo Contreras Talks New Work ‘MeChicano’ for New Music USA’s ‘Amplifying Voices’ Series
By Greg Cahill MeChicano, a work by Mexican-American composer Juan Pablo Contreras, is one of nine new orchestral works from Black, Hispanic, and Asian comp... Read More...
From how to hold the cello to left-hand tips for cellists, here's your comprehensive first cello lesson and a beginner's guide to playing the cello.
In our latest Strings Session in Place, violinist Stefan Jackiw performs two pieces: Richard Strauss' Sonata for Violin and Piano in E flat Major, Op. 18, I. A... Read More...
Having a relaxed bow hold is not only good for our playing, but also for our bodies. Here are a few tips on how to best achieve a relaxed bow hold on violin or viola.
In our latest Strings Sessions in Place, violist Jesus Rodolfo performs Kaija Saariaho's Vent Nocturne for viola and electronics against a backdrop of artist D... Read More...