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 is the premiere publication for violinists, with much information to be found at this link for playing, teaching and practising.
Theory & Aural
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.
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.
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.
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.
An alternative to Ricci Adams
A page for Australian instrumental teachers to come together and discuss, learn, comment and chat about anything relating to teaching music.
A page for Australian piano teachers to come together and discuss, learn, comment and chat about anything relating to teaching piano.
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).
Online community of violinists for professionals, teachers, students and sellers and makers of stringed instruments. Features include