If you’ve only ever taught face-to-face, making the switch teaching remotely can be daunting. But it can be both easy and cost-effective.
Technique, advice, and tips.
While tenths show up in virtuoso repertoire (like Paganini, Wieniawski, etc.), they are more fundamentally important as a way to improve left-hand technique.
If tension is affecting your cello playing and you can’t seem to relax, try these troubleshooting exercises to evaluate your grip and help you loosen up.
Having skied almost daily now for nearly two months straight, I’ve discovered some things in the frozen wilderness that have direct string-playing parallels. It turns out violists can learn a lot about bowing from a set of ski poles.
What causes stage fright? How can players overcome the problem? And what about beta blockers—are they a good solution?
Injury prevention may be the most obviously compelling reason for string players to practice yoga. It can help musicians improve their physical self-awareness—a critical step to warding off physical problems.
Before you can produce the smooth sound on violin, viola, cello, or bass, that attracted you to strings in the first place, you have to overcome that tension in the bow hand.
This 10-minute routine for cellists can easily be adapted for including violin, viola, and bass.
While we’re grappling with uncertainty and fear during this unprecedented time, many of us are also facing a new challenge: free time. Here are 7 strategies to help you handle uncertainty and use your free time more effectively.
Appoggiaturas are so powerful in terms of emotional content because they create an influence on harmony as well as melody.