All string-teaching articles
Book review: Stringtastic Beginners
Alex Laing reviews the latest teaching method from Faber, for violin, viola, cello and double bass
Should all string players learn how to improvise?
Dutch violinists Martin Norgaard and Tim Kliphuis believe teaching children improvisation and alternative styles of music should be a requirement of string lessons in the 21st century, writes Pauline Harding
Electric instruments can be helpful tools for group string teaching
Julie Lyonn Lieberman describes ways that electric instruments can inject energy into group learning sessions
Limits of the system – is too much expected of El Sistema?
As new research into El Sistema-inspired projects in England is announced, Michael Quinn asks if too much is expected from, and invested in, imports of the fabled Venezuelan music education programme