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Archive for May, 2013

What do you hear when you are playing your violin?  Interestingly, I have been reminded recently of the fact that not all of my students listen carefully to what they are doing.  Whether you are working on a solo piece or playing in a group, it is important to use your ears. Often in lessons [...]

Practicing Patience…

May 28th, 2013 by Katherine Moller

As many of you know, I am driven and work very hard at what I do.  I like to be successful and see progress is whatever it is that I am doing, but I am continually reminded to be patient, in all things in life:  music, career, health… The most recent example of this for [...]

For several years I ran a fiddle camp and hired many other instructors.  It was interested to hear what their opinions were when it comes to learning by ear vs. learning from sheet music.  It is a very divisive topic among fiddlers! As with everything, there are pros and cons with both methods! Reading Sheet [...]

The Legacy Project: Selecting the Music

May 15th, 2013 by Katherine Moller

Here we are about a month into the Legacy project.  So far we have had two fundraisers and I have picked the music for the CD.  I thought you might be interested in hearing about the process of picking the pieces. When I first decided to record a CD of Christmas music, there were a [...]

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