I was aiming to get a video out each week, however it’s not going to happen this week. Things have cropped up where I am not in the stage where … Continue readingOrchestral Violin Practice Challenge – Week 2
One of the things I absolutely love about playing the violin is playing orchestral music. I love the variety of repertoire that it brings – from Bach Cantatas to Tchaikovsky … Continue readingOrchestral Violin Practice Challenge: My goals for the next two years
Today is Remembrance Day, or Armistice Day – the day the guns fell silent in World War 1. And I thought it fitting to look at this incredible piece of … Continue readingThe Lark Ascending
It’s NAIDOC week in Australia, where we celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture as a vital and important part of Australian culture. There is a strong culture of music … Continue readingWirrangintungiyil – Eric Avery
Following up from yesterday’s post about the top five historical violinists, today we have the top five modern violinists. These are the violinists that if they come to do a … Continue readingTop Five Modern Violinists
There are many brilliant violinists around today, and tomorrow I will share with you my five favourite modern day violinists. But all of these violinists are built on the shoulders … Continue readingTop Five Historical Violinists
So your child is starting to learn the violin, and you need to get a violin. You look at the music shop prices, and balk – surely it doesn’t cost … Continue readingWhy shouldn’t I buy my violin from gumtree?
“Let the weak say “I am strong,” let the poor say, “I am rich”, let the blind say “I can see, It’s what the Lord has done in me.” This … Continue readingWhat the Lord Has Done in Me
Me! – by Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie – performed by two violins, piano, acoustic guitar, cajon, and tamborine. All instruments performed by Ben Clapton. ME! was written by Taylor … Continue readingMe! – Taylor Swift cover
A violin cover of Ed Sheeran and Justin Bieber’s awesome new track, I don’t care. Featuring me on violin, me on Acoustic Guitar, and on cajon… me!