Monthly Archive: November 2011

Nov 21

From Frog to Tip: How to Choose a Bow

It’s hard enough to know what you’re looking for when shopping for a violin outfit. So just when you think you’re all done making such life-altering decisions (Shoulder rest? Strings? Case? Rosin?), you’re faced with another mammoth dilemma. Which bow do you pick? Kennedy Violins offers a wide variety of bow options (and upgrades!) with …

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Nov 14

Holiday traditions: roasting (and listening to) lovely chestnuts

I’m going to jump on the holiday bandwagon here and encourage everyone to not only have your own holiday family concerts, as Heather wrote about last week, but to also go out and take advantage of the seasonal offerings in your community. Concerts, holiday celebrations, bazaars, charity events, food drives – they all tend to …

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Nov 08

It’s the most wonderful time of the year!

Some might say that it’s too early to be thinking about Christmas, but this is the best time for everyone to dig out all of the Christmas music and get prepared for this year’s festivities! Make it a family activity and “wow” everyone at the family, work, or neighborhood gathering! Everyone in my family plays …

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Nov 07

Itzhak Perlman: An Inspirational Virtuoso

I have been inspired by many violinists, but one stands out in particular. This musician overcame a big obstacle in his life, and didn’t let it stop him from becoming extraordinary. HUMBLE BEGINNINGS Itzhak Perlman was born in Tel Aviv, British Palestine on August 31, 1945. Having contracted polio at age four, he was able …

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