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Kathy
Where are the Suzuku Lessons found?

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Posted: November 13, 2019

Dianne
Exercising Vibrato
Who is actually 'exercising' their vibrato on each finger at differing speeds as part of their weekly or monthly exercises? This helps me to keep it from narrowing and get it wider again, and it helps with varying speeds. I pull out the metronome and start @72bpm (or 60bpm) and work it up to what I can just briefly, and I don't do this often as it is only a tune up, because metronome work is just to get a sense of what is there presently to work with. What works actually seems to be  daily left hand work in general, for example Schradieck, to really work and condition the whole hand- it ends up helping the vibrato somehow after a certain point of conditioning.
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Posted: November 12, 2019

Gregory Gillis
Hungarian Concerto take 1
I like this fun piece. Not complicated but very pleasing.
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Posted: November 12, 2019

Lesley
What is the best way to improve sight reading? My sight reading skills truly suck. I tend to memorize easily and then it's as if the sight-reading part of my brain just shuts off (I'll be looking at the music and not seeing it). I'm wondering if a good strategy to get around this would be to try to learn a new piece every day, purely as a sight-reading exercise (as in, not actually learn it in all the nuances and details, just play the notes). Thoughts?
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Posted: November 12, 2019

Beth Blackerby
Practice Revelation #1

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Posted: November 6, 2019

Beth Blackerby
Practice Revelation #2

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Posted: November 6, 2019

Urban Kristan
Finger motion exercise blues
I'm trying to do the flatten/curve finger knuckles exercise to develop flexibility. As you can see, I struggle quite a bit - especially when you add the pencil. It just keeps falling, the damn thing!!

The object of the exercise is to move the pencil up and down using the knuckles. 

Any tips? 
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Posted: November 12, 2019

Soph
practice course
I am in love with updates. I was always felt so overwhelmed by the endless list of things I should know but not anymore!  I wonder if we are expecting a similar update for Practice Course as well?? I really wish there is reminder function for the practice course.
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Posted: November 10, 2019

Gail Dymling
How do I report a problem? I canít find contact info.

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Posted: November 11, 2019

Vicky
Buffalo NY
It is currently snowing in the Buffalo NY area, a lake effect generated snow fall, not a big deal.

And my thoughts are actually focused on August and the Violin Lab 2020 Workshop. 

I am grinning just thinking about it!
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Posted: November 11, 2019

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