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  • Erin’s Violin Blog 17

    So far so good! We returned home, made the switch to a tenth-sized instrument, and have established a routine of daily practising. The focus on review continues, with Erin spending about 80% of her practising time playing through her previously learned repertoire. She really enjoys the systematic nature of this, and we now have a […]

  • Erin’s Violin Blog 16

    During the fall we managed only sporadic lessons. As a result, practising was a struggle for a couple of months. Then Erin decided the time had come to do some intensive remediation on her left hand position. At the summer institute in Calgary her master class teacher had “planted five seeds”, ideas for focusing on […]