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Another wonderful style of violin playing to explore! Listen to the intricate rhythmic interplay between Srikanth's violin melodies and the two mridangam

Srikanth

For Beginning Performers: Preparing for a recital When you have a recital coming up do you change your practicing routines and mindset? If you answered “no,”

Recital Prep

Ready or Not - Click Here This is tablature for violin or viola for Ready or Not by Bridget Mendler. I only did the pre-chorus and chorus for this.

Ready or Not

Stephane Grappelli plays two tunes by Gershwin, Someone to Watch Over Me and I've Got Rhythm.

Grappelli

Short documentary about Sujari Britt, a child prodigy cellist who started playing music at 2 years of age. She is extremely passionate about music and can

Sujari Britt

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Grappelli

“Grandfather of jazz violinists,” Stephane Grappelli

Stephane Grappelli plays two tunes by Gershwin, Someone to Watch Over Me and I’ve Got Rhythm.

Sujari Britt

Sujari Britt, prodigy cellist

Short documentary about Sujari Britt, a child prodigy cellist who started playing music at 2 years of age. She is extremely passionate about music and can inspire us all to fall deeper in love with our instruments and music in general.

Srikanth

Jyotsna Srikanth playing Carnatic (South Indian) violin

Another wonderful style of violin playing to explore! Listen to the intricate rhythmic interplay between Srikanth’s violin melodies and the two mridangam players. Its all the more impressive when you consider that this music is mostly improvised, not composed beforehand.

O'Connor Lark

All-Star Duet: Mark O’Connor and Tessa Lark

A simple tune played simply, yet it is absolutely gorgeous. Mark O’Connor and Tessa Lark play an old Western swing fiddle tune called “Faded Love.” The richness of the two violins, often both playing double stops, is wonderful. Best enjoyed in a good set of headphones!

Thoughts on Playing & Practicing

Recital Prep

Get Ready for Your Recital Performance

For Beginning Performers: Preparing for a recital When you have a recital coming up do you change your practicing routines and mindset? If you answered “no,” you are probably not going to be ready to perform your best when you step on the stage. I’m not talking about preparing a perfect performance – making minor […]

Set Goals for More Fun and Motivation!

Most of my students have just started back at school after summer break. This is a good time to reconsider why you are playing your instrument and check on your goals. Have your goals changed in the last year? What do you want to get out of playing and what will you need to get […]

Sheet Music and Tablature

Ready or Not

Ready or Not by Bridget Mendler Tablature

Ready or Not – Click Here This is tablature for violin or viola for Ready or Not by Bridget Mendler. I only did the pre-chorus and chorus for this.

Carolina

Carolina in My Mind by James Taylor

Carolina In My Mind This is tablature for violin or viola for Carolina in My Mind by James Taylor

Gone, Gone, Gone

Gone, Gone, Gone Tablature for Violin or Viola

Gone Gone Gone by Philip Philips tablature for violin or viola. This is a half step higher than the original recording.

I Just Called

I Just Called to Say “I Love You” tablature for violin, viola, and cello

I Just Called to Say “I Love You” by Stevie Wonder