Links

Technique

Michael Hopkins String Pedagogy Notebook

Michael Hopkins website has lots of information, pictures and videos clips on correct technique for violin/viola and cello

James Fiste ~ Cello Professor

James Fiste is Associate Professor of Cello at Central Michigan University in Mt. Pleasant, Michigan. His website contains a wealth of information for cellists. If you are changing from violin to cello this page is very helpful.

The Strad

The Strad is the premiere publication for violinists, with much information to be found at this link for playing, teaching and practising.

Theory & Aural

Music Dictionary Online

Offers translations, explanations and comments about general words as well as specialist terms that might be found in musical scores, libretti, books on music, websites, CD notes, concert programmes etc.

8notes.com

Lessons start with simple staff and clefs, progressing to complex chords and intervals, analysis. Very easy to navigate as available list of topics is included under each lesson.

Ricci Adams’ Musictheory.net

Music fundamentals in animated lessons, similar to 8notes.com, but with written explanation also. Create your own custom exercises. Interactive tools to calculate notes, intervals and chords in a specific key.

good-ear.com

Aural training. Click on an item on the lefthand menu. From the drop down menu choose your topic. Adjust your option settings on the right hand side and away you go! EXCELLENT for daily practice.

Teoria

An alternative to Ricci Adams

Networks

Australian Instrumental Teachers’ Hub

A page for Australian instrumental teachers to come together and discuss, learn, comment and chat about anything relating to teaching music.

Australian Piano Teachers’ Hub

A page for Australian piano teachers to come together and discuss, learn, comment and chat about anything relating to teaching piano.

Australian Strings Association

The website contains a wealth of information for Australian performers, teachers, instrument makers, students and enthusiasts of bowed string instruments (violins, violas, cellos and double basses).

Violinist.com

Online community of violinists for professionals, teachers, students and sellers and makers of stringed instruments. Features include

 

Australian Music Centre (AMC)

 

Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB)

 

 

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