There are a couple of things I've learned since I started playing the violin. One of those things is the importance of warming up. By "warming up," I mean setting aside 5-10 minutes at the beginning of my practice session to fire up my brain and limber up my muscles. Today, I'm going to tell … Continue reading Warming Up (for violinists)
The Violinist’s Accessories
There are several things that make a violinist’s life a bit, actually a lot, easier. In fact, some accessories are crucial to playing the violin. In this post, I’ll share my favorite violin accessories and experiences with them, as well as include links to websites where you can purchase everything. So let’s get started! Rosin … Continue reading The Violinist’s Accessories
The Strings of the Orchestra
Hi! Today, I'll be posting on the string family in the orchestra. I'll not necessarily be posting on the stringed instruments' technical structure, but more on their roles in the orchestra and any other tidbits of information I've picked up during my research. Hope you enjoy! We can basically break down the orchestra into 4 … Continue reading The Strings of the Orchestra
12 Musical Quotes
Read this post to discover 12 musical quotes from famous individuals!
10 Free Sheet Music Sites
Sheet music is a necessary part of playing music. But, more often than not, I am turned off by the price of it. Thankfully, the World Wide Web has a lot to offer, including free sheet music! Below I’ve listed my favorite sheet music sites; enjoy! 1. IMSLP.org Absolutely, without a doubt, IMSLP is on … Continue reading 10 Free Sheet Music Sites
The Kodály Method (and my own story)
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My Favorite Violin and Piano Duets
Today I'll posting on my favorite violin and piano duets. Please note that it would be impossible to post all of my favorites so I just motioned my absolute favorites. I would love to hear what your favorite (piano and violin) duets are; please leave your thoughts in the comments section. Ständchen by Franz Schubert … Continue reading My Favorite Violin and Piano Duets