Violin and Viola Tips

These are my violin and viola tips. Find helpful advice to play better, practice better, and perform better. Check out my product recommendations, too.

Nov 112010
'A Season of Strings' Play-Along Videos

Download your copy of 'A Season of Strings' for violin, viola, or cello and come practice with me in these videos.  I'll discuss the challenges of each song and

Sep 162010
Violin and Viola Shoulder Rest Top Picks

I have shopped around and compared prices for my favorite shoulder rests (shoulder pads), and have provided links for “more info and to purchase today” for each product. These product links are for the best prices (new) that I have found, and often include free shipping!

Sep 102010

(~ Video Tip ~) Violin and viola players – you need to be sure you are as comfortable as possible while playing your instrument. Shoulder rests, also called shoulder pads, help to fill the space between the instrument under your chin and your shoulder.  Playing without a shoulder rest can cause poor playing posture, neck [Read more …]