Starting from the string (SOS, or grounding one’s overall technique by focusing on the moment the bow first touches the string) is a critical tool in making playing both better and easier.
Technique, advice, and tips.
Playing in a community orchestra can be one of the great joys in life
The process can be broken down into making clear goals, trying out specific methods to achieve them, and then immediately observing if the methods were helpful
If you’re wondering how to get a new chamber ensemble together, there are numerous programs and services that can help get you started.
When starting cello lessons, it’s important for beginners to have the appropriate instrument quality and gear. So, what does a student really need to have?
Joining an orchestra can be an incredibly rewarding and enriching experience
Here are some tips to find your comfortable string height on violin in a range that is also healthy, and how to recognize high action when things are out of whack.
These days, string players face a multitude of choices when it comes to picking violin strings. Here's how to eliminate the guesswork and find the perfect strings for your instrument.
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.
Here are 7 areas string teachers should emphasize if their students are to become well-rounded people with a deeper appreciation of how music works and why it’s so important.