Blog: Violynn Tales

Bach by the Ocean 🌅[Photos inside!]

 

It’s sunset on a warm but breezy July evening. 

On the edge of the Atlantic Ocean at the Eastern edge of the North American continent, I have with me a violin, a phone, and a tripod. 

 

Whales breaching the surface…

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Working with Nathan Cole

My Summer Violin Bootcampers are one lucky bunch!

They got to play for Nathan Cole!

Violinists all over the world have seen Nathan Cole's work online. And as First Associate Concertmaster of the Los Angeles Philharmonic, not only is Nathan…

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#Paganini5Challenge - Day 5 (June 6, 2021)

 

How To Practice Paganini Caprice #5  with Dr. Lynn Kuo  #Paganini5Challenge - Day 5 Watch Day 5 here! 
June 6, 2021 
5:00-5:30pm EDT

 

Day 5: Demystifying Sautillé and Ricochet

Playing off-the-string strokes on the violin/viola can be tricky.

How do…

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#Paganini5Challenge - Day 4 (June 5, 2021)

How To Practice Paganini Caprice #5 with Dr. Lynn Kuo 

#Paganini5Challenge - Day 4

Watch Day 4 here! 
June 5, 2021 

5:00-5:30pm EDT

 

Day 4: Left Hand Secrets

I will discuss:

✔️ Tips for violinists and violists with small hands

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#Paganini5Challenge - Day 3 (June 4, 2021)

How To Practice Paganini Caprice #5  with Dr. Lynn Kuo  

#Paganini5Challenge - Day 3

Watch Day 3 here! 
June 4, 2021 

5:00-5:30pm EDT

 

Day 3: Building Up Speed, Accuracy, and Confidence

How to you build up speed and fluency?

How…

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#Paganini5Challenge - Day 2 (June 3, 2021)

How To Practice Paganini Caprice #5  with Dr. Lynn Kuo

 

#Paganini5Challenge - Day 2

Watch Day 2 here! 
June 3, 2021 

5:00-5:30pm EDT

 

Day 2 - Arpeggios, Scales, and Shifts

How do you practice arpeggios?

How do you practice scales?

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#Paganini5Challenge - Day 1 (June 2, 2021)

How To Practice Paganini Caprice #5 with Dr. Lynn Kuo
#Paganini5Challenge - Day 1

Watch Day 1 here!
June 2, 2021 5:00-5:30pm EDT
Day 1: Bulletproof Intonation

As a string player, how do you go about improving your intonation?


Playing…

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