Category Archives: Music Accessories

Musical Accessories – Prettify Your Practice Space

So, this post is one for the girly girls. A celebration of all things pink and sparkly and shamelessly prettified! We accessorise our clothing, bags and jewellery, our phones, our desktop wallpapers and everything else we can think of. Surrounding … Continue reading

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Sentimental violin accessory

What a nice idea. A way to keep a little of your first (or favourite) violin with you. Source: Remote Image

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Managing Humidity the Violinists Way

Once you get past the starter instrument stage and start spending a bit more on quality instruments, you want to ensure you are doing everything you can to make them last. A silent and sneaky culprit to instrument damage comes … Continue reading

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Basic Bow How-To

Choosing a bow can be a baffling process if you’re not armed with a little knowledge before entering a music shop. Below you’ll find a basic ‘how-to’ for the different bow materials and a checklist of a few basic things … Continue reading

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Making The Most Of What’s Avaliable – Free Resources

Let’s face it, most musicians are not going to be hitting the Forbes Billionaires List anytime soon. Unless you’re one of the rare exceptions, a trust fund baby, or happen to have a very lucrative “day job”, finding the cash … Continue reading

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HOW TO FIX YOUR RUNAWAY TEMPO

Learning to maintain tempo is an important step to mastering your instrument. After all, it’s no good learning to play the notes if you can’t string them together the way they were intended, and create a beautiful sound. Many a … Continue reading

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