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We really like the violin, we spend a lot of time on the violin after lessons, and even after practicing. We need to make use of technologies to gain different aspects of views towards violin techniques, so most of us have seen some online, no matter the teacher is famous pedagog or a low key teacher. Who are your favorite teachers, when you don't want to bother your own teacher after lessons, or when you want to learn more things online? Mine are Lora Staples and Kurt Sassmannshaus!! Lora Staples is very low key and approachable, but her explanations are very, very clear and she thinks with different aspects, and she always has a cure for people's difficulties. Kurt Sassmannshaus is a lot more famous and serious, his videos are condensed with the most important knowledge and theories. not one word is redundant When I feel insecure and need to refresh my basics, I always watch Staples; when I am learning advanced techniques and feel like I cannot do it, I visit Sassmannshaus videos. (Of course, I do not jsut blindly follow everything they say! everybody have different physiques and musical tastes, so I always think critically)
I guess take this with a spoonful of salt. As written in http://www.throwcase.com/2014/10/27/student-has-amazing-breakthrough-by-doing-what-teacher-says/ "John Man is a young violinist who has been struggling for years to overcome his limitations as a musician. Though graced with some talent and a degree of innate musicality, Man has always found it difficult to play with the sort of polish and professional mastery shown by his colleagues. “I tried just playing the way I want over and over and over again, hoping that it would get better,” he said. “It never did! It was like, the more I played it the same way the more it would sound the same. What could I do?” Finally, out of sheer desperation, Man started doing what his teacher had been telling him to do in every lesson for the past five years. “The results have been incredible!” said Man. “It’s as if following the advice of an older, more experienced musician allows me to somehow cultivate effective working habits better than my own.” We spoke to Man’s teacher, Dorothy Schnupsky, whose teaching philosophy revolves around a concept she calls The Job. “As musicians, our Job is to play the music as musically as possible,” she said. “So if you look at things like the notes, and perhaps the dynamics and phrase markings, and basically every other instruction that has been dutifully laid out on paper using a sophisticated and clear system of notation developed over centuries, then your playing will improve. I charge an hourly rate to say this.” Man also took inspiration from his roommate Bob Guy, who is studying to be a doctor. Guy reportedly spends hours studying facts until he knows them, because he eventually hopes to use those facts saving lives. “When Guy encounters a complicated fact he really tries to understand what it is, rather than hitting it over and over again very fast until skills develop,” said Man. “He doesn’t stop to tell anyone how difficult it is and which other doctors do it the best and how the love of doctoring is in his blood, he just works at it until he gets better. He has such a talent.” Man is very pleased that he no longer needs to use his old system of learning things, which he called The System. This required him to smoke frequently, evoke his greatness unintentionally with suggestive anecdotes, and always insist that other musicians do not have “feeling.” Now that he has discovered Schnupsky’s approach, he will soon find true happiness."