CHAT WITH US

Teachers

 

January

 

Applying Kodaly Principles to String Teaching

Saturday 23 January

1.30-2.30pm GMT

Presenter: Jo Bradley

Join Jo Bradley and chat with us about how to apply the principles of Kodaly inspired music education into your string lessons.

Jo Bradley

 

Saturday 30 January

1.30-2.30pm GMT

Presenter: Elena Urioste

Chat with us about how to support your young students’ wellbeing. Elena will be talking about breathing, warm up exercises and what to watch out for. There will also be plenty of opportunity to ask questions.

Elena Urioste

Supporting Young Students’ Wellbeing for String Teachers

 

February

 

Thursday 4 February

7.30-8.30pm GMT

Presenter: Rachel Cooper

Chat with us about meaningful and purposeful teaching. Rachel will facilitate a discussion between participants on why we teach and what we teach.

Rachel Cooper

Why We Do What We Do: A Discussion on Meaningful and Purposeful Teaching

 

Alex Laing

Teaching the Basics of Vibrato for Violin and Viola

Saturday 6 February

3-4pm GMT

Presenter: Alex Laing

Chat with us about approaches to introducing and teaching vibrato. We’ll be sharing exercises and ideas on how to introduce the technique and there will be plenty of time for questions and discussion.

 

Chat with us about how we support and develop performance skills in our students. We’ll be discussing ways in which we can empower and strengthen our students’ confidence in performance and leaving plenty of time for questions and open discussion. As a founding member of the quartet, the Stringcredibles, an independent quartet of orchestral performers, Cath will also be sharing their recent work on how to improve performance skills and connection with audiences.

Catherine Arlidge

Developing Performance Skills in Young Musicians

Saturday 13 February

3-4pm GMT

Presenter: Catherine Arlidge

 

March

 

Chat with us about approaches to introducing and teaching shifting. We’ll be sharing exercises and ideas on how to introduce the technique and there will be plenty of time for questions and discussion.

Suzie Collier

Teaching the Basics of Shifting for Violin and Viola

Monday 15 March

7.30-8.30pm GMT

Presenter: Suzie Collier

 

David Munn

Teaching Early Techniques for Cello

Monday 22 March

7.30-8.30pm GMT

Presenter: David Munn

Chat with us about approaches to teaching the early techniques for cellists. We’ll be sharing exercises and ideas on how getting started, how to introduce slurring, using different parts of the bow, and there will be plenty of time for questions and discussion

 

Chat with us about approaches to leading an orchestral or small ensemble rehearsal with conductor Natalia Luis-Bassa. She’ll be discussing rehearsal technique and repertoire choices as well as teaching some basic conducting skills. There will also be plenty of time for questions.

Natalia Luis-Bassa

Leading Orchestral Rehearsals and Conducting Tips

Wednesday 24 March

6-7pm GMT

Presenter: Natalia Luis-Bassa

 

Jenny Lewisohn

Coaching String Chamber Music

Monday 29 March

7.30-8.30pm GMT

Presenter: Jenny Lewisohn

Chat with us about approaches to coaching string chamber ensembles with violist Jenny Lewisohn. She’ll be discussing rehearsal technique and repertoire choices for various levels of students, as well as how to guide young players through the early stages of discovering chamber music.

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