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  • Writer's pictureKathy Judd

30-second thoughts on playing the violin

Updated: Apr 22

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These are random thoughts on playing the violin, often jotted down after teaching a student with a particular challenge or hearing an inspiring violinist perform. Let me first acknowledge the myriad of valid and differing approaches to playing violin and making music. Different strokes (bowing pun semi-intended) for different folks, right? So, these

are simply my thoughts - influenced by the teachers I've had, the musicians I have known and the students I have worked with. I find thinking about the way sound on the violin is produced endlessly fascinating. Feel free to use anything that is helpful and ignore anything that isn't. However we do it, may we all keep joy and curiosity in our music-making.



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