The Complete Guide to Making More Money in the Private Studio
Everything that you need to know to run a private music studio in one handy guide. Many important topics are covered including; business strategies, scheduling, billing etc. Also available is "The Complete Guide to Making More Money in the Private Music Studio".
Title: Complete Guide to Running a Private Music Studio, The, By Butler, Mimi, Edited by Mimi Butler Studios, Published by American String Teachers Assoc
Succeed as a String Player: Hip tips from the readers and experts at Teen Strings Magazine. This unique anthology for teen string players offers tips on making better use of your practice time, overcoming stage fright, breezing through a music school audition, finding the perfect summer music camp, and much more.
There even are helpful hints from some of the violin world's biggest names, including Itzhak Perlman, Hilary Hahn, Joshua Bell, and Nicola Benedetti.
Title: Succeed as a String Player, Edited by Megan Westberg, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 331903
Performer and scholar Abram Loft wants every chamber musician to be a strong, collaborative ensemble voice. Here's his hard-headed advice on choosing colleagues, rehearsing and performing effectively together, building repertoire, programming, touring and other facets of the art and business of a chamber music career. Ranging from hilarious to sobering, this is essential reading for music lovers, amateur players, students, teachers and today's many emerging professional ensembles. Recent events in the field, including some strident litigation, highlight the usefulness of this veteran's realistic counsel.
Title: How to Succeed in an Ensemble, By Loft, Abram, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 331634
In this collection of in-depth interviews, today's leading performers get to the heart of one of the most beloved forms of classical music: the string quartet. Representing both young groups and long standing favorites, they all have insights into the joys and hardships of expressing themselves as part of a tight-knit ensemble. How they practice, how they come to consensus, their performance secrets and anxieties, what moves and inspires them -all this and more come to life in this series of revealing interviews. 128pp. 6"x9" paperback. From String Letter Publishing.
Title: 21st Century String Quartets, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 330530
by Colin Hampton. Recollections of 20th century classical music and musicians by one of the era's preeminant performers. Illustrated with many previously unpublished photographs. Soft cover book. 102 pages. From String Letter Publishing.
Title: A Cellist's Life, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 330753
A great collection of interviews which sparkle with the individual personalities of some of this century's most gifted cellists. With voices as unique as their instruments', these musicians reveal the facets and textures of their professional and personal lives. Interviews include: Bion Tsang, kenneth Slowik, Yo-Yo Ma, David Finckel, kermit Moore and more. Paperback. 136 pgs. From String Letter Publishing.
Title: 21st Century Cellists, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 330754
Composer/Author: Peter Loel Boonshaft.
Teaching Music with Passion is a one-of-a-kind, collective masterpiece of thoughts, ideas and suggestions about the noble profession of music education. Both inspirational and instructional, it will surely change the way you teach (and think) about music. Filled with personal experiences, anecdotes and wonderful quotations, this book is an easy-to-read, essential treasure! One of the most 'real' writings I have read during my 35 years in music education. - Mel Clayton, President, MENC: The National Association for Music Education
Title: Teaching Music with Passion, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 317129
In A Concise Guide to Orchestral Music, 1700 to the Present Day, David Fligg evaluates and explores why so many masterpieces continue to fascinate music lovers. As well as discussing individual composers, the book places orchestral music within a historical context, providing essential reading for music students, and enthusiasts of all ages. 254 p. Size: 5.5" x 8".
How to Look After Your Violin, Viola or Cello and Bow by James N. McKean. Find out what is necessary to get your instrument and bow into top condition for optimum results. Routine maintenance practices can help ensure a lifetime of quality playing and musical enjoyment. Here's what you will find covered inside: bridge, soundpost, fingerboard, pegs, strings, bow, general maintenance, preventing accidents, buzzes, repairs, retouching, and insurance. A Strings Magazine publication.
Title: Commonsense Instrument Care Guide, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 00330444
You've dedicated years of hard work to learning the skills needed to play the violin, viola, cello or bass. Now what? The talented contributors to Making Your Living as a String Player come from all walks of life- from symphony members to street musicians, educators to impresarios. But all share one thing: each has crafted a successful career as a string player, learning to pay the bills by doing what they love the most. And you can learn to do the same. Inside this volume, culled from the pages of the award-winning Strings magazine, you will find practical tips on writing a résumé, starting a freelance career, getting an edge in the workplace, creating your own chamber music series, setting up a successful teaching studio in your home, and much, much more. Let Making Your Living as a String Player help you jumpstart your career as a professional string player.
Title: Making Your Living As A String Player, Edited by Greg Cahill, Published by Hal Leonard, Item number: 00331094