Building Up Dexterity in the Left Hand

Hey you cool cats and kittens (that intro doesn’t date this article at all…)  – this post is response to a really good question from one of my students asking about building up finger dexterity.  One of the biggest mistakes a developing violinist can make on their way to mastery is approaching technique with too…

An open letter to parents on winter break from music lessons…

This week marks the end of violin lessons I’ve been teaching this year in a few private schools in the South L.A. area, where I’ve been giving group lessons in beginning violin to students through a wonderful organization called Arts Alive. Please consider supporting their wonderful work.  I’m including the letter I wrote to parents…