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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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Advice for Youth and Student Auditions

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post giving advice to professional violinists doing orchestral auditions.  Well, now it’s time to get the kids involved.  Student auditions happen many times during a child’s violin education.  There are auditions for school orchestra seating, all-region orchestras (in the US), all-state orchestras…

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Back to School Violin Supply List

It’s time for the kids to go back to school which means it’s time for violin lessons to get started again.  Every violin student needs certain supplies for his or her lessons.  Read on for the best back to school violin supplies updated for 2016. Instruments Every violin student needs…

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