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Refining truth: a guide to surviving the artistic life
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
“Artistic growth is, more than it is anything else, a refining of the sense of truthfulness.” - Willa Cather, The Song of the Lark Artists know all about refinement. This is a large part of what we do every day, constantly retooling our craft, whether it is bouncing a bow on the string just the right... Read More
The Xeros Shoulder Cushion is the most versatile shoulder support for Violin and Viola.
Friday, March 17, 2017
The Xeros is a new revolutionary shoulder cushion for violin and viola. The American brand that created the most popular cello endpin anchor, now makes what is sure to be the most popular shoulder support. Students find it comfortable and easy to use, and professionals find its versatility perfect for matching their exact needs.... Read More
Are You Ready to Play Irish Fiddle on St. Patrick's Day?
Thursday, February 23, 2017
Have you ever been to an Irish pub or special gathering where a small circle of people pulled out their various instruments and just started playing, without pause, energetic and mythical sounding sets of tunes that just turn and turn into the night? The group may be as small as two people, or as... Read More
A Violin Teaching Method Alone Is Not Enough
Wednesday, February 01, 2017
The ability to explain complex and difficult concepts in a way that can be clearly understood and successfully acted on is the hallmark of great teaching. Combined with motivation, student success is assured! Every teaching method has its merits, whether it’s Suzuki, O’Connor, Sassmannshaus, Essential Elements,... Read More
The Empire Shoulder Rest for Violin or Viola - Unbeatable Value!
Tuesday, January 24, 2017
The new Empire Shoulder Rest takes the best features of popular shoulder rests, and combines them into one affordable, durable, and reliable rest. It is very comfortable and totally secure - it will never fall off your instrument! It is available for almost all sizes of violin and viola: http://www.sharmusic.com/Accessories/Shoulder-Rests/#page_no=1&fq=ATR_Brand%3aEmpire... Read More