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The Road to Learning the Cello

These instructional videos and writings are intended to help the student along the pathway of learning techniques, exercises and pieces.   'The final product'  is just that -  the result of the steps that need to be taken to get there.  Practice is a difficult and demanding process, and it is easy to lose focus.  Encouraging students to take a stepwise approach to getting to the point, categories are listed below.  

Scales and Studiesfrom one octave scales to advanced etudes and caprices

Pieces - from Twinkle to Bach Suites, Sonatas and Concerti

Techniques - description and demonstration of basic through advanced techniques, along with practice tips 

Writings - Musings on the topics of cello, music and beyond