Monthly Archives: December 2010

Holiday Gift Ideas

A tuner. This is used to help the student tune their instrument. They are about $20 – $30 dollars and I recommend the brand ‘Korg’. A metronome. This is used to help the students keep a steady beat. My favorite … Continue reading

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Reader Question

How do you deal with a student that never practices?

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Bowing Considerations

Here are some thoughts on determining bowings. Feel free to comment and discuss. 1. The first beat of a measure should be a down bow. (Unless there’s a syncopation.) 2. ‘Ands’ (&) are usually up bow. 3. Rests can be … Continue reading

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