Smart tips for teaching intonation on the violin, viola, cello or double bass in the private lesson or string classroom.

 

3. Start Stringed Instruments Playing By Ear

It is very common for string teachers, whether they be classroom teachers or private violin, viola and cello teachers, to start their students off playing by ear.  But to set up a foundation for intonation, and to help non-string players … Read More

1. Setting Up for Fingering and Intonation Success

When starting a beginner on a stringed instrument, whether it be violin, viola, cello or bass, it is important to set them up for success.  On a stringed instrument, this can be daunting, what with the bow, the instrument hold, … Read More