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Student Violins for Sale: A Guide

Student Violins for Sale: A Guide

Posted By:
Alberta Barnes
Tuesday, October 02, 2012

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In Defense of Karl Lagerfeld's Violin Shaped Dress

In Defense of Karl Lagerfeld's Violin Shaped Dress

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Guest Blogger
Thursday, April 11, 2013

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The Importance of Music Education

The Importance of Music Education

Posted By:
Guest Blogger
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

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The Value of a Music Degree

The Value of a Music Degree

Posted By:
Alberta Barnes
Friday, May 04, 2012

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What Should You Look For In a Case?

What Should You Look For In a Case?

Posted By:
Joe Chapman
Friday, October 12, 2012

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Notes from a Suzuki Mom: The "Twinkle" Year

Notes from a Suzuki Mom: The "Twinkle" Year

Posted By:
Guest Blogger
Tuesday, February 07, 2012

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"A Heavenly Length" by Arnold Steinhardt

"A Heavenly Length" by Arnold Steinhardt

Monday, January 11, 2016

The Guarneri String Quartet (photo by Erwin Fischer) and Charles Avsharian... Read More

New Years Resolutions for the string player

New Years Resolutions for the string player

Tuesday, January 05, 2016

The start of a New Year is commonly a time in which people feel encouraged to better themselves, take on new adventures, or kick a bad habit. We all hear about the flood of new gym memberships, but what about new years resolutions in the practice room? Well, in case you haven't made up your mind on what your resolution... Read More

Investment Grade Violins at SHAR USA and China

Investment Grade Violins at SHAR USA and China

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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How to survive the Zombie Apocalypse as a string player (and maintain an acceptable practice schedule).

How to survive the Zombie Apocalypse as a string player (and maintain an acceptable practice schedule).

Friday, October 30, 2015

Nowadays, the average string player is able to balance many leisurely activities with the playing of a stringed instrument. We go about our normal lives, putting in a little practice time here and there, walking to the coffee shop, laughing at wind player jokes with our friends, and discussing our favorite... Read More

Teaching to Read, but never to Write?

Teaching to Read, but never to Write?

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Music is an artificial creation. Often described as the highest form of art, it has nothing close to a natural existence but for the songs of birds and the movement of the planets. Its structure, elements, and substance are all born from human creativity. Every time music takes place, it is a new expression of... Read More