7 Things String Students Should Never Do with Their Bow

7 Things String Students Should Never Do with Their Bow

The beginning years of instrumental music study are full on new experiences: making sounds, learning new skills, and playing a brand new instrument with a bow. In all the excitement, your string students will be tempted to do some strange things.

Here’s my list of 7 things they should never do with their bow.

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