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.

Weight, Speed & Contact Point of the Cello Bow
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Weight, Speed & Contact Point of the Cello Bow

How to Get a Better Cello Sound.
If you are a beginning cello player, you might be trying to figure out how to get a better sound on the cello.  If you...
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Cello Extensions – Why Are They So Hard?
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Cello Extensions – Why Are They So Hard?

4 Tricks to Extend Easier.
Cello extensions seem so difficult for the beginning cello player. But they don't need to be!https://youtu.be/MbigQmCTNXEA lot of adult beginning cello players start learning the...
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What is a Cello Wolf Tone?
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What is a Cello Wolf Tone?

And How Do I Get Rid of It?
What is a cello wolf tone and how do I get rid of it? If you are somewhat new to the cello, you’ve most certainly...
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Does Repetition Really Improve Your Playing? – A Question for Beginning Cello Players.
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Does Repetition Really Improve Your Playing? – A Question for Beginning Cello Players.

Does repetition really improve your playing? If you played it wrong, just do it again...and again...and again. That should do the trick. Think back on...
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8 Best Online Cello Communities
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8 Best Online Cello Communities

Finding the RIGHT cello community for YOU is key to your success learning the cello.
An online cello forum might be a strange thing to write a blog about, but it’s a very important component to learning the cello as...
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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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