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Archive for August, 2012

Tips & Tricks: When to practice

August 29th, 2012 by Katherine Moller

With the school year just about to start again, my mind has turned to practicing. I know fitting this in is always a struggle for busy people! When should you practice? As we’ve seen in other posts, it is best if you practice every day, but when in the day should you fit it in? [...]

Reinstating the beer drawer…

August 18th, 2012 by Katherine Moller

A friend of mine recently asked about the “recipe” for my weight loss. I have changed many things in my life over the last two years! One of my big tricks was reinstating the beer drawer… When I first met my husband, he did not keep produce in the vegetable crisper in the fridge. That [...]

Tips & Tricks: Why you shouldn’t try too hard!

August 13th, 2012 by Katherine Moller

This past week I was playing a gig and had two adults approach me at the end. One was a former student, and the other a man looking to sell his violin because he had decided he would never learn how to fiddle. The three of us got talking, and the two of them had [...]

The Legacy

August 6th, 2012 by Katherine Moller

Well, as many of you know, my father passed away on August 1st, 2011. It has been quite a year since then with all of what I would imagine to be the usual ups and downs… We’ve been through so many of the firsts that you go through… The first trip to the family camp, [...]

Tips & Tricks: The one-minute bow

August 1st, 2012 by Katherine Moller

When playing the fiddle, most of us tend to think about our left hand far more than our right hand. At first glance it would seem that the left has a lot more to do since it is in charge of playing all the different notes. My university violin teacher mentioned to me that the [...]

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