How Covid-19 has Changed my Music Teaching for the Better. And Tips on Online Violin Learning and Teaching

Of late due to the Covid-19 Virus, a lot has changed around the world affecting the way that we work, study and interact. In order to move on with the times and not to put our lives on hold, we need to adjust and adapt to some of these changes even if it means beingContinue reading “How Covid-19 has Changed my Music Teaching for the Better. And Tips on Online Violin Learning and Teaching”

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”

16 Good Violin Practice Habits

  Stretching Before starting your daily practise routine, you should do a series of stretches just to lengthen your muscles and keep them flexible so as to prevent any unwanted injury.  The stretching routine should consist of deep stretches not only for the fingers and arms which are directly involved, but also for your coreContinue reading “16 Good Violin Practice Habits”

We are now on Sassy Mama Guide for the Best Music Schools in Singapore

SassyMama is a one stop go to guide for parents in Singapore for stuff to do with their kids and important announcements and Schools recommendations. In their recent revamp to their website, they included us in their round up feature on the Best Music Schools in Singapore 😍. Even though I’m the only teacher atContinue reading “We are now on Sassy Mama Guide for the Best Music Schools in Singapore”

Happy to be able to write another article on how to choose a violin and it has been featured in an independent blog site 

https://lessonsgowhere.com.sg/blog/some-tips-on-choosing-a-violin-for-yourself-or-your-child.html

What makes a good Violin Teacher? Can I Learn the violin all by myself without formal lessons?

 I sometimes get this question from friends and people I meet with existing violin teachers or if they are looking for one- How would they know if the teacher is teaching the right content in the lessons? Are they good or are they bad?  Infamously, I do not take up students of friends or relativesContinue reading “What makes a good Violin Teacher? Can I Learn the violin all by myself without formal lessons?”