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Popper Duet 4

I’ve made more duets for my online cello students. Enjoy playing with the melody or the harmony. With the videos, you always have a duet partner even when practicing alone.

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Santa Lucia

I have over 100 new teaching videos as a result of online lessons. Here is one of me checking a duet part. Now it is possible to be in a room alone and play duets.

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Practicing cello while isolated

I made example videos of the Lee Op 126, No. 4, 7, and 9 for one of my online students. I also did the duet parts so it would be possible to play with the “Miriam in a Box.” I … Continue reading

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Practice You Will

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Practising Music Improves The Symmetry Of Your Brain | IFLScience

Just another reason to keep practicing! these results suggest that practising musicians genuinely have a rewired brain, one that communicates more effectively than most even after they’ve put down their instruments Source: Practising Music Improves The Symmetry Of Your Brain … Continue reading

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Economy Violin Classes, May 7

What am I supposed to practice? 2:00 Class Concert Music 1. Mary Had a Little Lamb 2. Shortnin’ Bread 3. Princess and Monster   3:15 Class Concert Music 1. Step in Time 2. Square Dance 3. Boogie 4. Princess and … Continue reading

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How to Practice

How to Practice – Try a New Piece 1. Check the key signature. Do you know how it is going to affect your position? 2. Check the time signature. What kind of note gets one count. 3. Are there any … Continue reading

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How to Practice

How to Practice – Use Rhythm So there is still a place that is difficult. Rhythm can be your ally in making it easier. For example, a passage that is all sixteenth notes can be worked repetitively.  Here are a … Continue reading

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How to Practice

How to Practice – Get Detailed There are times that starting at the beginning of something and playing until you reach the end is a good plan. However, more often there is a better strategy. 1. Divide the piece into … Continue reading

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How to Practice

How to Practice – Begin The Chinese philosopher said, “Even the longest journey must begin where you stand.” 1. Open the case or sit down at the piano. Progress begins when you are at your instrument. Often beginning is the … Continue reading

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