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…

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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…

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