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Applications Open for 2018 Johansen International Competition for Violin, Viola and CelloNews0
The way we test sight-reading is missing the point.Teaching4
The Week in Reviews, Op. 192: Pinchas Zukerman, Benjamin Beilman, Alina IbragimovaReviews3
BBC Proms 2017 - listening from across the Pond.News2 weekend vote: Are you right, left-handed or ambidextrous? Do you think it affects your playing?Technique18
Music for the United States Secret ServiceHealth4
Practicing Tricky Rhythms: Seitz Concerto No. 2, mvt. 3 (with VIDEO)Teaching13
René Benedetti's 'Deux Minutes de Jazz' reconstructedRepertoire10
Ryanair Forces Professor to Buy Extra Seat for Stradivarius ViolinNews20
The Week in Reviews, Op. 191: Ray Chen, Eli Matthews, Gil ShahamReviews0
Applications Open for Singapore International Violin Competition 2018News0
The Gypsy in Us All - How the Bow Finds Its GrooveTechnique7
The Well Aging Fiddler –First ConcertHealth15 weekend vote: How often do you practice?Teaching23
Kurt Sassmannshaus: Technique in Paganini CapricesTechnique6
Dispatch from Havana: Brindis de Salas, and Master Class on the Ysaÿe BalladeNews8
Woman Arrested in Connection with Destroying 54 Stringed Instruments and 70 BowsNews22
The Week in Reviews, Op. 190: Vadim Repin; Nicola Benedetti; Anne Akiko MeyersReviews1
Call for Art for My Next AlbumNews8
Johan Dalene Wins 2017 Cooper International Violin CompetitionNews7 weekend vote: What is your favorite Mozart violin concerto?Repertoire17
Elizabeth Faidley: Master Creator of Opportunities for Her StudioTeaching0
A Day in the Life of a Freelance String QuartetRepertoire3
Three Finalists Named in the 2017 Cooper CompetitionNews0
The Well Aging Fiddler – First LessonTeaching27

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