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  • Writer's pictureKathy Judd

The notes are not your children

Four quarter notes do not have to be treated equally. You can love one more than the others. One can get more vibrato than others, or more bow, or more sound, or more accent. Some can get less attention, too. It's OK to play favorites.

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