Articles detailing the concepts that underlie my teaching method are grouped as separate topics below. I hope you will be able to utilize the principles of action, release and ease which permeate the exercises. Happy practicing!
Identifying musical phrases and creating characters to make your playing more emotional, lists of standard violin and chamber repertoire, and general wisdom for pursuing the life of a violinist.
Resources for balancing & strengthening, physical principles for playing, and injury treatment.
Using the bow to engage the string, with emphasis on the natural circles and springs in your arm and hand.
Principles & form for the left hand, softening, opening, shifting position, vertical movement, and vibrato.
Rules & guides for practicing, as well as scales & arpeggios.
Everything you need to know about achieving perfect intonation.