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  • Writer's pictureKathy Judd

Patience, Grasshopper

Too often students seem to think that upon being told how to do something, they should be able to immediately do it. Then, they get frustrated when they can't. Give yourself the gift of time and spaced out repetitions of the issue at hand - whether it is bow distribution, shifting, intonation, double stops, chords, vibrato, up bow staccato, or any other of the myriad parts of making beautiful music.

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