Miriam Troxler resides in Beaver, Pa, where she runs a private music studio. After graduation from Chatham University, she toured in Europe with the Continental Singers Orchestra as principal cellist. A long time member of Greenville Symphony Orchestra, she is also the founder and musical director of CelloBrationS. Miriam enjoys composing and arranging with several published pieces to date.
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Play along with a video from the Sound Explorers class. Enjoy!
Building on the techniques in Open String Christmas, Open String Christmas,Volume 2 lets a new student play duets and enjoy the holiday season. The first part uses only open strings. The second part has the melody. There are more rhythms … Continue reading
By request, a new arrangement of Scott Joplin’s Weeping Willow is now available. It opens with a long piano solo. The violin and viola parts begin to sing during the first statement of the theme. The viola part begins a … Continue reading
Just a quick reminder, school schedule begins Monday, August 23. As you can see, the sunflowers did well this year. It’s a nice change. I’m still watching for squirrels.
Molly and Bingan recorded the Carnival of Venice. It was rehearsed together most Fridays this summer for about 15 min. a week. Curious to hear how it turned out? The video is here.
Traditional Christmas Carols for solo cello are the most advanced of the string sets. I wanted some challenge for people who have been isolated and playing alone. All of the arrangements require double stops. The arrangements are suitable for recital … Continue reading
Traditional Christmas Carols for string instrument with optional piano. All demonstration videos show the carols with violin and piano. You can listen to O Little Town of Bethlehem, Away in a Manger, While Shepherds Watch Their Flocks by Night, Hark! … Continue reading