The Confidence Paradox

The Confidence Paradox

In this episode I share with you my personal (embarrassing) experience with the confidence paradox. I hope you can learn from my mistakes.  Just before I went to study at the conservatory I played quite some gigs here and there. I often played all alone without...
Why Would You Record Your Own Violin or Viola Playing?

Why Would You Record Your Own Violin or Viola Playing?

Recording yourself is a very powerful practice tool. Why? Facing problems while practicing: dividing attention When practicing playing the violin or viola, you focus on many things at the same time. Your main focus is on playing the piece itself and you might forget...
How To Make that Boring Piece Sound Like Beautiful Music?

How To Make that Boring Piece Sound Like Beautiful Music?

Do you have to practice an etude or piece that you find boring? Do you almost fall asleep after the first bars and do you get annoyed by playing it? Let me give you some tips to make that boring piece sexy and make it sound like beautiful music! 1) Know that you can...