Private/Group Lessons & Chamber Music Coaching
*Please inquire here about rates. All rates are based on duration and location.
PRIVATE INSTRUMENTAL LESSONS – VIOLIN, VIOLA, or CELLO – at Student’s Home or on Zoom
Brooklyn Music School “Meet The Instruments: Strings” at PS130 Brooklyn, May 30, 2018
Michael demonstrating violin, viola and cello to the 3rd, 4th and 5th graders
Michael’s “office” for a lovely week of summer music camp in July, 2017 – Art House Astoria
Recommended Accessories, Strings, Books, Etc.
Click on each to order from third-party websites.
With I Can Read Music (Violin, Volume 1) you can easily teach even the youngest of students basic note and rhythm reading in an easy-to-use format. This book is widely used by many teachers, especially those teaching the Suzuki Method. Also available is I Can Read Music (Viola, Volume 1) and I Can Read Music (Cello, Volume 1).
Having the right strings on your instrument means a lot. Here are some strings that will help you at every level of your playing. Be sure to order the correct sized string for you instrument (e.g for a 1/4 sized violin, order 1/4 sized strings).
Great for beginners; clear tone at a reasonable price.
Super-Sensitive Red Label Strings: violin, viola, cello.
The next level of string – for the intermediate to advanced violinist, violist, or cellist. These strings, the standard among many professional players, are a good value for a good price.
Some other string choices:
(these are the higher-end strings, used by many professional players; exquisite, powerful sound for very discerning ears)
Long Beach Fingerboard Tape (Violin, Viola, Cello)
SHOULDER RESTS, ROSIN, FINE TUNERS, ETC.
When purchasing a shoulder rest and/or fine tuners, be sure to select the proper size accessory for your instrument (e.g. for a 1/2 sized violin, order a 1/2 sized shoulder rest / 1/2 sized fine tuners).
Kun Shoulder Rest (available for violin and viola)
Millant Deroux Rosin for Violin, Viola, and Cello
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