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.

Violin or Cello – Which is Better to Learn as an Adult?
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Violin or Cello – Which is Better to Learn as an Adult?

Learn the differences between the violin and cello and which one might be the right choice for you.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=28YVOGk5uGY&t=152sYou might be considering taking up a stringed instrument but can’t choose between the violin or the cello (which are likely among your top contenders)....
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Considering Learning the Cello? Here’s all Your Questions Answered!
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Considering Learning the Cello? Here’s all Your Questions Answered!

Can Anyone Learn the Cello?
Is it possible? Can you do it? How? Where?? Is it true anyone can learn to play the cello? Though it is a little cliche...
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Tarantella for Cello by W. H. Squire. Why YOU Should Learn this Piece!
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Tarantella for Cello by W. H. Squire. Why YOU Should Learn this Piece!

An explanation of the cello techniques used in the Tarantella by Squire
The Tarantella by Squire is an exciting piece of music written for the intermediate level cellist. “Tarantella” is ridiculously fun, intermediate-level cello work by William...
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Learning a Musical Instrument Online as an Adult – Does it Work ?
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Learning a Musical Instrument Online as an Adult – Does it Work ?

Many adults are flocking to online learning for every subject imaginable. But is it possible to learn a musical instrument online? In 2022, it’s probably...
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How to Rent a Cello – Everything You Need to Know!
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How to Rent a Cello – Everything You Need to Know!

All of your cello rental questions answered.
Having a good cello is very important at any stage of learning. The sound the cello produces will either motivate you or discourage you. And...
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8 Things to Consider BEFORE Learning the Cello as an Adult.
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8 Things to Consider BEFORE Learning the Cello as an Adult.

Do you have what it takes to learn the cello?
Are you thinking about learning the cello as an adult? If so, here are 8 things to consider before you make the leap.Find out if...
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