Where there’s a will, there’s a way – Your Music Supply gives every child the opportunity to learn an instrument
By Mariza Brussolo
Accomplished violinist Laura Mozena has been a violin teacher for over 10 years. Throughout her professional life she has witnessed the struggle some parents have gone through trying to buy their children a violin so they can take music lessons.
Laura is the Vice President of…
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Finally the most pleasing reward for some much labor and hard work, being able to play and enjoy the violoncello. In the end I have very close if not exact to the tone I had dreamed of; the bass tenor range of such an instrument with a smaller corpus and the lovely 5th E string open up worlds undreamed of with a classical 4 string cello.…Continue
As a Suzuki Violin Teacher I have many young students who are not quite ready to play complete pieces, folk songs, or even Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Yet. I created a resources page of Pre-Twinkle Songs that I use with my students and wanted to share with you. Let me know if you have any others. http://violin.yourmusicsupply.com/suzuki-pre-twinkle-songs/
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Carry Your Instrument on the Flight - It’s The Law! by Ari Herstand
I fly a lot with my guitar. It's a $2,000 Taylor. Over the years, airlines (namely US Airways and United) have told me that my guitar MUST be checked. This usually happens at the gate. However, at LAX they have their own guards checking you BEFORE you even get to security. A few months ago they tried to turn me back to the…Continue
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Happy New Year!
Feel free to browse the links below to some of the top posts from 2013. Comment, like, and share them with students or colleagues, and let me know what you would like to see in 2014.
Providing ongoing content is part of my ongoing commitment to support, engage, and challenge you in stepping up your game to become more creative and productive in your music, teaching, and/or career, and besides, it keeps…Continue
Added by christian howes on December 30, 2013 at 12:05pm — No Comments
Most artists follow a curve in their development that rises, peaks, plateaus, and eventually declines. The inevitable question we all face is regarding how to keep growing.
No matter how good you are at what you do, you've got to keep creating if you want to keep growing, and this requires finding courage to put yourself out there again and again, to stretch beyond what you've done before and continually reinvent your work. Rehashing what you've done before isn't…Continue
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In 1949, Kermit Moore became one of the few African Americans in the country to have been given a spot with a major orchestra.
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The LA Phil is continuing its all-star celebration of Disney Hall's 10th anniversary. Blogger Laurence Vittes was there this weekend to catch Itzhak Perlman.
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(AP) A violin believed to have been played on the R.M.S. Titanic before the doomed vessel sank was auctioned for more than 1 million pounds ($1.6 million) Saturday, a fantastic figure which one collector said may never be beaten.
The sea-corroded instrument, now unplayable, is thought to have belonged to bandmaster…
Added by Greg Cahill on October 19, 2013 at 6:30pm — No Comments
Laurence Vittes on the glory of Tchaikovsky and the temerity of bringing a tablet to a chamber-music concert.
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'Strings' contributor Laurence Vittes is blogging all weeklong from Croatia.
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'Strings' contributor Laurence Vittes is blogging from Croatia.
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Check out 'Strings' magazine contributor Laurence Vittes blogs from Zagreb, where he is attending the 8th Annual Zagreb International Chamber Music Festival.
Added by Greg Cahill on October 13, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments
You just can’t help but get excited racing across the plains of Lombardy on a train bound for Cremona. It’s not just the end of a long trip from California, but the anticipation of seeing an ancient city with an illustrious past of violin-making remake itself into a destination for anyone interested in…Continue
Added by Greg Olwell on September 27, 2013 at 2:57am — No Comments