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For the Record, Op. 119: Anne Akiko Meyers' 'Estonian Lullaby'News0
Hindemith in Isolation and Why My Wife is a SaintRepertoire5
Fiddler's Favorite Recipes Episode 20: Robert Chen Family's Bolognese SauceHealth0
The Week in Hope-Inspiring Spontaneous Music Online, Op. 9News9
Luthier Jacob Brillhart Builds and Raffles a Violin to Benefit Musicians During PandemicNews2
Reflection and Triumph: Violympics Trials Wrap-UpTechnique0
Melodious Etudes - The Art of Legato Playing for ViolinistsTechnique8
Fiddler's Favorite Recipes Episode 19: Olga Kaler's LoxHealth2
Technique Obsession and Performance Preparation: The Violympics Trials Days 4 & 5Technique0 weekend vote: When do you envision a return to in-person private music lessons?Teaching31
For the Record, Op. 118: Anne-Sophie Mutter; David Nebel; Cho-Liang Lin; Tasmin Little; Chiaroscuro QuartetNews0
Adventures in Online Teaching Part II – Group Class IdeasTeaching4
Discoveries, Motivation, and Exhaustion: The Violympics Trials, Days 2 & 3Technique0
Fiddler's Favorite Recipes Episode 18: Michael and Rachael Ludwig's 'New Fashioned'Health2
The Well Aging Fiddler: The Masked Fiddler Strikes (for fifteen minutes a time).News5
The Week in Hope-Inspiring Spontaneous Music Online, Op. 8News11
The Violympics Trials: A New AdventureTechnique0
How to Host an Online Music Recital on ZoomTeaching9
Fiddler's Favorite Recipes Episode 17: Tasmin Little's Sea Bass En PapilloteHealth2
Playing Scales to Stop RushingTechnique4 weekend vote: What aspect of technology would you most like to improve for teaching and making music?News9
For the Record, Op. 117: Tetzlaff Quartet; Nash Ensemble; Solomiya IvakhivNews0
Fiddler's Favorite Recipes Episode 16: Violist Ayane Kozasa’s Strawberry MuffinsHealth2
The Heifetz Institute Goes VirtualNews0
How to organize your practice this summerTeaching3
Remembering Cellist Lynn Harrell (1944-2020)News5
The Week in Hope-Inspiring Spontaneous Music Online, Op. 7Reviews6
New Biography of the Tragic Life of Violinist Josef Hassid (1922-1950)News10
Fiddler's Favorite Recipes Episode 15: Noah Geller’s Veggie Pad ThaiHealth1
Lessons from a Mechanical Violin - The Bow Unencumbered by the Bow ArmTechnique2

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