If you’re seeking to build a private teaching studio, you’ll need to recruit students and, just as importantly, hang onto them once they sign up with you.
Technique, advice, and tips.
Showing students the stages leading up to competence lets them know that their experience is not an aberration; that they are on the same road we, too, are on.
As performers and teachers, we may use the pandemic's forced limitations to create new and possibly even more productive solutions moving forward.
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.
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.
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.