Summer chamber-music programs abound for adult amateurs looking to hone their chops, expand their musical horizons, or just have fun. Here are 4 camps that do just that.
It's never too late to start, or re-start, making music with a stringed instrument. Here are some profiles and lessons focused on adult amateur string players.
Joining an orchestra as an adult can feel intimidating. Here are 6 tips to help you if you decide to join an orchestra as an adult amateur musician.
I had been expecting to work hard every day. What I wasn’t expecting was the long, dark arc. But there is a certain lush singing sound the cello makes. I’m chasing that sound.
I had always had a crush on the cello. Well, maybe more of a romantic fascination. But I was intrigued. And so I began.
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.
Finally, you have the time (and the money) to invest in a violin that makes your heart sing. Here's how adult string students can get started in their search.
By Kate Levin | From the January-February 2021 issue of Strings magazine My violin is beautiful. Its glossy surface is intermittently disturbed by slight cr... Read More...
You can have the best instrument, the best bow, and great technique, but it doesn't mean a thing if you can't physically play. That's why it's important to pay... Read More...
By Brian Forst | From the January-February 2021 issue of Strings magazine My road to the cello started at age eight, when my parents gave me singing lessons... Read More...