Practicing: Getting Overwhelmed?

Practicing: Getting Overwhelmed?

Every violinist, at every level, can at times feel what I call "musical overwhelm" during a practice session.  Often times, the people who choose to study the violin do so because it is an instrument that requires a lot of precision, dedication, and skill to make the beautiful and romantic sounds we love from this instrument.  These results come from lots of time and effort devoted to practicing many small skills, and then applying them to a piece of music to add to our repertoire.  Part of the reason why it is so…continue reading →