bow holds and coffee cups

Coffee cup

A bow hold is never done, and even professions need reminders now and then to prevent bad habits from creeping in. Check out CelloBello’s videoΒ presenting Paul Katz and his philosophy of a flexible bow hold:

 

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technique can be fun…

I know you are laughing at that – I would have as a student. But this week we are making technique a game where it earns you an actual something at the end of our lesson!Image

At the beginning of lesson students draw one of the technique slips from the jar (CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD) and must spend the entire lesson showing the textbook definition of whatever technique they picked from the jar. At the end of the lesson if I can guess correctly what technique they were showing me they earn a treat from my fun cabinet!

This can be a fun way to focus on ONE technique at a time at home too!