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Teaching tips: students switching instruments
How do you spot when a young student has chosen the wrong instrument, and how do you find out which would suit them better? Pedagogue and author Mimi Butler takes a look at the issues involved
Students practise performance skills on virtual audience
The Royal College of Music, London and Conservatorio della Svizzera Italiana, Lugano have developed a performance simulator
How to teach growing string students
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point viola teacher Barbara Beechey on making sure growing students don't get into bad physical habits
Five hundred string students attend mass performance in Catalonia
More than 500 young string players from 39 schools across Catalonia attended a mass public lesson and performance at the municipal sports centre in Martorell on 17 November. The event, called Trobada Fiddle (Fiddle Camp), was part of the Barcelona Fiddle Congress, which took place at ...
UK study to assess cultural value of Sistema music education project
Researchers based at the University of East Anglia are to examine the cultural value of projects inspired by Venezuela’s El Sistema music education programme. The study will focus on three projects across England: In Harmony Newcastle Gateshead, Sistema in Norwich and In Harmony Telford Stoke. ‘The value ...
Newark students complete late maker's cello in two-week project
In a special project to benefit the UK-based Rowan Armour-Brown (RAB) Trust, a group of students from the Newark School of Violin Making have completed an unfinished cello by Brian Laurence, who died in 2012. Laurence, who was based in Doncaster, began making the cello in 1989 when ...