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Masterclass: Jan Vogler on Schumann's Fantasiestücke

Cellist Jan Vogler discusses how to colour these fantasy pieces using a mixture of technique and imagination

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Masterclass: Beethoven’s Cello Sonata no.4

Cellist Lynn Harrell considers challenges and contemporary concepts in the first movement of a sonata conceived entirely in the imagination of a deaf composer

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Ask the Teacher - Roy Sonne

The Pittsburgh-based pedagogue asks his students to be adventurous and to watch clips on YouTube

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Ask the Teacher - Cathy Elliott

The London-based pedagogue encourages the use of practice charts, as well as musical games

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Ask the Teacher - Jeffrey Solow

The Philadelphia-based pedagogue teaches technique by asking students to learn to play by feeling

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Ask the Teacher - Brian Lewis

For the Texas-based pedagogue, getting into students’ heads is the key to effective teaching