INSTRUCTION  •  INFORMATION  •  INSPIRATION

YOUR WEEKLY NEWS

Newsletters

The Strings newsletter.

Yours Free!

STAY CONNECTED

featured memberPost blogs and video, start and join discussions around your favorite topics, and meet fellow string players at the Strings Community.

Create an online profile

Menu
Stay Healthy
Use These Exercises to Get Fit for the Fiddle

Low-impact strategies to keep string players safe and in shape

reader comments so far. Add yours!



How to Prevent or Even Cure a Violin Hickey

Blemish seen as a mark of valor by some string players, but it can be the result of health problems

reader comments so far. Add yours!



Overcome Performance Anxiety With Sports Psychology

Develop mental toughness in the practice room to beat mental lapses and stress on the stage

reader comments so far. Add yours!



How to Avoid Debilitating Back Pain as a Cellist

Improve your posture in 3 easy steps

reader comments so far. Add yours!



Master Bowing Movement and Mechanics by Working Down the Arm

Learn to train muscles, joints, bones, tendons, and ligaments for better playing

reader comments so far. Add yours!



Good News: Injuries May Become a Thing of the Past

How new treatments and technologies are helping musicians stay healthy

reader comments so far. Add yours!



Learn to Control Your Stage Fright

How to breathe and become comfortable on stage

reader comments so far. Add yours!



Posture Pointers for String Players

What exactly is good posture and how can players know when they are practicing it?

reader comments so far. Add yours!



Make Stage Fright and Audition Anxiety Work for You

Stress, when properly prepared for, can actually be good for a musician

reader comments so far. Add yours!