How to Care for My Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass Bow…& Rosin

Most Student Violins come as a set with a case, bow, rosin and violin in a ready to play set up mode. It is not surprising to know that most would neglect knowing proper care for the bow which can be very vulnerable as it is just a long wooden stick. Even if your bowContinue reading “How to Care for My Violin, Viola, Cello or Double Bass Bow…& Rosin”

How to Encounter Phrases of Music with Sudden Dynamic Changes

The article in the link below by cello Professor Miranda Wilson, gives useful practice tips on how to carry out the sudden dynamic changes found in Beethoven’s compositions. Other than Beethoven, Bach’s compositions also have sudden dynamic changes in parts that echo from forte to sudden piano with no diminuendo or crescendo. I often practiceContinue reading “How to Encounter Phrases of Music with Sudden Dynamic Changes”