Carolyn Hagler

About the Author: Carolyn Hagler is the founder and director of www.CelloDiscovery.com – “The Home for Beginning Adult Cello Students”. She is a tenured member of the Austin Symphony Orchestra and earned a Master of Music degree in cello performance from the University of Texas at Austin. She also holds a K-12 teaching certificate in the state of Texas. Carolyn has focused her pedagogy on teaching adults the joy of learning the cello through a natural, relaxed body, achievable goals and fun, engaging interactive music scores. Carolyn spent decades honing her skills as an expert teacher of beginning students. Throughout her many years as a public school orchestra director, she was able to teach hundreds of students the skills necessary to win top honors in contests and festivals throughout the state of Texas As a cellist, Carolyn has performed on numerous recordings and soundtracks, toured internationally and explored many different styles of music. Though raised in Northern California, she currently lives in Austin, TX with her husband and their dog, Annie.

Online Cello Lessons: The Best Free and Affordable Options for 2021
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Online Cello Lessons: The Best Free and Affordable Options for 2021

  Ready to learn the cello? Join the crowd!    This article contains recommendations for the best free and affordable online cello lessons which actually...
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Adult Cello Player – A Practice Strategy (Four-Step Method)
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Adult Cello Player – A Practice Strategy (Four-Step Method)

As a budding adult cello player you may be moving along on your first etudes and solos but since you are still relatively new at...
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Don’t Neglect Your Cello! Here’s How to Keep it Clean.
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Don’t Neglect Your Cello! Here’s How to Keep it Clean.

  Neglected cellos: A couple years ago, I spent some time working with one of the central Texas high school orchestra programs. I was there...
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Learning the Cello: Supplies you Need to Begin Your Journey Leaning to Play the Cello.
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Learning the Cello: Supplies you Need to Begin Your Journey Leaning to Play the Cello.

All the tips and tricks to finding the right cello bow
Learning the cello: Supplies you need to begin your journey learning to play the cello. So you want to learn how to play the cello?...
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Is the Cello Hard to Learn? The Truth from an Experienced Cello Teacher
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Is the Cello Hard to Learn? The Truth from an Experienced Cello Teacher

Is the cello hard to learn? This is a question I get asked often by adult friends and it’s a question without a simple answer....
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Benefits of Learning the Cello Later in Life
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Benefits of Learning the Cello Later in Life

Or Learning *Anything* Later in Life!
I had the honor of getting a blog submission published at CelloBello https://www.cellobello.org (THE *free* resource for all things cello). This is a personal story but...
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