Fiddlershop Blog RSS Feed

Fiddlershop's Music is for Everyone Blog Series: Caroline Adomeit, Violinist

Fiddlershop's Music is for Everyone Blog Series: Caroline Adomeit, Violinist

Jasmine 30/03/2018 1
By Jasmine Reese - Caroline Adomeit's motto is "music without barriers." Caroline is a rising social media star and violinist with thousands of likes,...
Read More
Overcoming Self-Doubt as a Musician

Overcoming Self-Doubt as a Musician

Jasmine 16/03/2018 1
By Jasmine Reese -  Will I ever be good enough? Will all this practicing pay off? Is it even worth it? If you're questioning your abilities as a music...
Read More
Diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel: Can I Still Play the Violin?

Diagnosed with Carpal Tunnel: Can I Still Play the Violin?

Jasmine 13/03/2018 0
By Jasmine Reese - For string musicians, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a scary diagnosis.    What is CTS? CTS symptoms include numbness and tingling...
Read More
Fiddlershop's Picks: Bow Rosins

Fiddlershop's Picks: Bow Rosins

admin 12/03/2018 1
Fiddlershop's Picks:Our Favorite Bow Rosins  Rosin is the key to unlocking the sound from your bowed string instrument.  When applied to the bow hair,...
Read More
Fiddlershop's Music is for Everyone Blog Series: Immanuel Abraham, Violinist

Fiddlershop's Music is for Everyone Blog Series: Immanuel Abraham, Violinist

Jasmine 09/03/2018 1
By Jasmine Reese - For Fiddlershop's Music is for Everyone blog series, I love to interview musicians who do not fit the conventional mold of professi...
Read More
How to Choose Your Next Summer Music Festival or Camp

How to Choose Your Next Summer Music Festival or Camp

Jasmine 07/03/2018 0
By Jasmine Reese - Interested in attending a summer strings camp? Thankfully, programs to choose from has grown quite a bit over the last ten years. T...
Read More
5 Benefits of Playing in an Orchestra

5 Benefits of Playing in an Orchestra

Jasmine 01/03/2018 0
By Jasmine Reese - There's no shortage of reasons why playing a musical instrument in an ensemble benefits children.  Orchestra teaches young ones to ...
Read More
Effective Ways to Practice Performing

Effective Ways to Practice Performing

Jasmine 27/02/2018 0
By Jasmine Reese -  Practicing to learn new repertoire and techniques is different from practicing how to perform.  Students often treat learning musi...
Read More
Top 10 Violin Vibrato Mistakes Students Make

Top 10 Violin Vibrato Mistakes Students Make

Jasmine 26/02/2018 0
By Jasmine Reese - Beginning students learning to play the violin often wonder, "When will I get to learn that wiggly finger thing that those famous v...
Read More
One Day at Fiddlershop

One Day at Fiddlershop

admin 22/02/2018 1
      By Asa Holstein  It’s not uncommon to see Pierre Holstein, aka Fiddlerman, roast his own coffee beans outside Fiddlershop’s entrance in Pompano ...
Read More
Come Back Stronger Than Ever After a Bad Practice Session

Come Back Stronger Than Ever After a Bad Practice Session

Jasmine 22/02/2018 1
By Jasmine Reese - Bad practice days are inevitable, unfortunately.  Some days, it seems like you've jumped miles ahead. Others, you may scream out in...
Read More
How to Prepare for Your First Solo with an Orchestra

How to Prepare for Your First Solo with an Orchestra

Jasmine 16/02/2018 0
By Jasmine Reese -  If you've been invited to play your first solo with a community, youth, or professional ensemble, you most likely have a mad rush ...
Read More
5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Bow

5 Ways to Extend the Life of Your Bow

Jasmine 13/02/2018 0
By Jasmine Reese - Our bows, like the body of our instrument, need tender care and affection.  (>>>Click on the photo to the right to find out why FId...
Read More
Serenade Your Love on Valentine's Day

Serenade Your Love on Valentine's Day

Jasmine 12/02/2018 0
 By Jasmine Reese - Valentine's Day brings many couples a lot of joy. Between the exchanging of gifts and romantic displays of affection, it is a sere...
Read More
5 Common Violin Care Mistakes

5 Common Violin Care Mistakes

Jasmine 12/02/2018 0
By Jasmine Reese - Whether you're just starting out or have played for years, we all make mistakes in the care of our violins.  While it's sometimes o...
Read More