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music for advanced student

5 Music Collections Every Advanced Student Needs

As a violin student goes from cute-for-playing-for-neighbors-and-relatives to serious advanced student, the music he or she needs increases.  Below, I give you the five absolutely essential sheet music collections that every serious violin student needs.  There are no elite violinists in the world that haven’t studied these works or learned these etudes.  If you want…

5 Violin Showpieces to Motivate Young Violinists

It is well known that children are easily motivated by someone doing what they want to do, and doing it very well.  When I was a young violin student, my parents bought a record (you know, those big black vinyl discs) of Itzhak Perlman encores.  While many young students today look up to Joshua Bell…