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Most Common Misconceptions About Posture In Viola/Violin Playing

by Rozanna Weinberger Have you ever noticed how many string players tend to carry themselves with a curvature of the spine and sloping  shoulders and back, even when not playing the instrument? Its amazing how we can develop physical habits unconsciously. The thing is, you’d never see a dancer develop a slumping posture over time. Sure […]

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5 Common Misconceptions About Basic Violin, Viola Technique

By Rozanna Weinberger The following article covers 5 common misconceptions typical among players young and old.  More advanced players may also show elements of these issues that were never fully overcome causing technique to be more challenging while technical execution may be less than maximum efficiency.     When holding the violin/viola the instrument stays in place by clutching it between […]

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