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The Humble Etude: The Mainstay of String Technique

If you’ve ever marveled at a jaw-dropping performance by a string player on YouTube (you know the ones, where their left hand is climbing up and down the fingerboard at lightening speed while the bow works to light a fire

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Rehearsing fast sections of music

If you’ve ever experienced the terror of sitting through an orchestra rehearsal where the notes are flying around you and you’re lost beyond hope, this post is for you! That feeling, you may be relieved to know, occurs in most

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Practice, Practice, Practice…

Well, it’s a few weeks until school. Have you been playing this summer? 🙂 Sometimes summer presents some grave barriers to the type of practice and performance associated with the school year, and it’s hard to get back into the

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