Whether you’re a beginning or advanced player, the key to successful playing is to understand the fundamentals, practice correctly, and practice relentlessly. Here you’ll find discussions on basic and advanced techniques, practice plan, as well as play-along recordings for beginning and intermediate students.

Play-along, violin music

Play-along, viola music

Left Hand Posture and Geometry

Right Hand Posture and Geometry

How to Improve Sound Quality

Why doesn’t my violin sound right?

Are you practicing correctly?

Composing for the violin and viola