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When do you change your strings?
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Violin, disability and limitations.
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problem of middle and ring fingers on A strings...
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summer chamber music workshops/festivals
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Quick Viola Question
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Mozart Violin Sonatas
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Home and case humidity and winter
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Composition - The Long Night with Bass viola
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Bruch violin concerto exposition!
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G string suggestions?
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Meisel COM-250 Metrotuner for my 16” Viola?
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learning audibly
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Cracking Hill style pegs
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Goodwill find?
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Do music colleges look at undergrad academic transcripts?
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Tricolores put to the ultimate test
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Fascinating!
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How fast in BPM should I be able to play rhythm exercises
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Custom double viola-violin cases?
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Trill over an augmented fourth
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How much progress can I expect as a late starter?
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Bought my first violin, won't tune!
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How long does it take to complete Eta Cohen book 2?
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Bach biographies
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Question about practising with drone for beginner
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Mezzo Forte Carbon Fiber, mini-review
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Bach partitas question
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Do Henle editions have cadenzas?
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Tips for All-State?
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Opening chord in Bach's Partita II Sarabande
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Figuring for a chromatic scale
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Private Music Teacher Maternity Leave
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What makes a good violin good?
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Fiddle music notation question
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