Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 21

Healthy Obsessions: Embracing Your Passions Leads to Success

  The successful theoretical chemist Henry Eyring once said to his son while working on complex mathematical equation, “We were working a problem just like this a week ago. You don’t seem to understand it much better. Isn’t this what you think about all the time?” As the young man responded negatively, his father asked, …

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Mar 12

Stringed Instrument Care and Maintenance Part 2

Welcome to Part 2 of Instrument Care and Maintenance! If you missed Part 1, read it here. This time we’ll discuss some routine maintenance that is necessary for keeping your instrument in top condition. Bow Hair – The hair on the bow needs to be replaced regularly. If you are unsure of how often to …

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Mar 05

A Touch of Class: Concert Etiquette for Dummies

Maybe you’ve seen it before. You’re at a symphony concert in your best evening wear to find yourself seated next to an obvious newcomer. The lights dim, but a glow next to you reveals your friendly neighbor whipping his phone out from the pocket of his oh-so-fashionably torn jeans. After a storm of texting, he …

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