Practice Guide

Home practice is crucial for any instrument, but even more so when lessons are only once per week. Students should strive to practice 15-20 minutes per day, at least 5 days per week.

If things are difficult, try these tips:

  1. Slow it down (the slower the better, until mastery is attained).
  2. Try it pizzicato instead of with the bow (arco).
  3. Say/sing letter names of notes out loud.
  4. Play difficult rhythms on an open string.