How to Manage Music Performance Anxiety
I Overcame Severe Performance Anxiety. You can too. Here's how.
Learning to deal with performance anxiety feels impossible when that demon strikes. But it is absolutely manageable with the right tools. These are the elements...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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)....Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
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...Read More
Online Cello Lessons: Great Free and Affordable Options for 2022
Trying to figure out how to learn the cello online for free? This article contains recommendations for the best free and affordable online cello...Read More
Beginning Cello Player – An Effective Practice Strategy
How to practice the cello
Does it seem like you are practicing the amount of time you should, yet you aren't making the amount of progress you want? As a beginning adult...Read More
How to Clean Your Cello
Expert tips on keeping your cello clean and well maintained.
Neglected cellos: A couple years ago, I spent some time working with one of the central Texas high school orchestra programs. I was there...Read More
Cello Supplies: Everything You’ll Need to Learn the Cello
Here are the items you will need to learn how to play the cello.
If you want to learn how to play the cello, there are a number of supplies you will need to to get started. So you...Read More
Is the Cello Hard to Learn? The Truth from an Experienced Cello Teacher
Learning the cello as an adult
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....Read More
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...Read More
The Top 6 Mistakes Made by Beginning Adult Cello Players
And How to Fix Them!
There are a number of issues I see over and over with beginning adult cello players. So, I decided to share this list with you...Read More
Finding the Right Cello Bow – A Beginner’s Guide
All the tips and tricks to finding the right cello bow
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ehvVTa51uHo&t=106s If you are beginning adult cello player, here are some recommendations on how to find the best cello bow. WHY SHOULD YOU REPLACE YOUR...Read More