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Group Alexander Technique classes Nov 2014 and Jan 2015 in Washington, DC
In the Washington, DC area and interested in exploring the Alexander Technique for better movement, expression, and learning?
From Diana Rumrill 0 replies - Last 2014-10-30 06:47
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How to use impulse vibrato on gut strings?
Technique and Practicing: I am referring to wound or plain gut.
From A. O. 29 replies - Last 2014-10-30 22:51
Why Your Chin Rest May Never Work.
Life in general: The chin rest design philosophy may be flawed.
From Darlene Roth 23 replies - Last 2014-10-30 20:33
Pieces for violin and piano
Instruments: Need help on choosing one
From Alex Jeoung 4 replies - Last 2014-10-30 20:03
Suzuki a fraud ???
Teaching and Pedagogy: Newspaper article alleges the gret teacher lied about his past.
From David Beck 43 replies - Last 2014-10-30 20:00
String after length.
Instruments: how should I go about this riddle?
From kypros christoudoulides 4 replies - Last 2014-10-30 18:29
Violins in Museums around the World
Instruments: Help me build a catalog of interesting violin collections around the world.
From Stephen Churchill 0 replies - Last 2014-10-30 18:10
The Gap Between Modern Makers
Instruments: My experience comparing two modern makers, and the impression it left on me regarding the gap (perceived or not) between two makers in the upper echelon of elite modern makers.
From Jesse Branovacki 14 replies - Last 2014-10-30 16:50
Selling my Musafia luxury ultralight violin case
Commercial notices: Musafia Luxury Ultralight
From léo Belthoise 2 replies - Last 2014-10-30 15:19
Hora reghin or other violin making company?
Instruments: There are no luthiers or shops with violins, so I have to buy from the Internet.
From Angel Mastorakis 4 replies - Last 2014-10-30 13:51
Matchstick violin was played by Laurie Lee
Instruments: ‘We’d be truly honoured and delighted to have your Dad’s matchstick violin and bow for display here … this will certainly be the centrepiece of the show.’
From tony hall 7 replies - Last 2014-10-30 13:15
Michael Rabin fingerings for the Conus Violin Concerto
Instruments: This score is available for download
From Scott Bosley 7 replies - Last 2014-10-30 09:32
Lalo's Symphonie Espagnole
Repertoire: Is it a concerto?
From Ben Povman 1 reply - Last 2014-10-30 08:29
Ladies - Is your hemline appropriate for the venue?
Life in general: When is your hemline too short for the stage and who is responsible for teaching that?
From Krista Moyer 38 replies - Last 2014-10-30 08:23
Wolf on A string
Instruments: How to quick fix
From Swetha Sai 15 replies - Last 2014-10-29 22:45
Repertoire: Do you think I am really to play the Zigunerweisen ?
From Rebecca Hovind 13 replies - Last 2014-10-29 20:27
Help Finding An Audition Piece
Repertoire: I need help finding a faster piece for my audition. I need two contrasting pieces and the first in Beethoven's Romance in F, what do you suggest as the other piece?
From Anna Domahidi 6 replies - Last 2014-10-29 15:32
Adult beginner -- how do I get REALLY good at violin?
Technique and Practicing: Is it possible for an adult beginner to become advanced? I badly want to play the Tchaikovsky Concerto one day.
From Annie Mason 45 replies - Last 2014-10-29 13:23
bow hold, numb fingers
Technique and Practicing: Looking for ideas to help bow hold. Difficulty keeping rt thumb bent and in place with numbness in rt index finger and thumb.
From Sarah Springer 11 replies - Last 2014-10-29 09:16
Advices needed for double stops
Technique and Practicing: need some help with this crazy double stops
From lee junming 6 replies - Last 2014-10-29 02:38
Tonereli shaped case (for viola)
Accessories: Just got a new case, and wanted to share my thoughts.
From Seraphim Protos 3 replies - Last 2014-10-28 19:18
Violinists: Recordings and Performances: I am preparing a list about birth days of the great violinists of the world and I am looking for a few. I could not find anyway.
From erdem orbay 41 replies - Last 2014-10-28 14:48
Chamois (or non-slip material)?
Instruments: Any specific place (or website) that I can get some reliable type of non-slip material?
From Will Zhou 10 replies - Last 2014-10-28 10:11
ADVICE FROM LUTHER's ON A MARK/TRADEMARK
Instruments: I am having my main instrument repaired and the top plate if off. We have found an unusual mark which on the upper block that neither I or my Luthier can identify. Looking for any input.
From John MICALLEF 0 replies - Last 2014-10-28 07:18
New Warchal String
Accessories: Has anyone heard anything about the new Warchal Avantgarde A string?
From Will Zhou 6 replies - Last 2014-10-28 06:55
Kaplan Amo-Vivo violin strings
Accessories: Who tried them...?
From Popi stavrinidou 4 replies - Last 2014-10-28 05:04
Instruments: Relevance/function of after-length
From Eric John-Félix Livingston 23 replies - Last 2014-10-28 02:58
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