Ideas & More

Technique Tips: Chord Pizzicato

Esther shares a "hack" for playing chord pizzicato clearly and effectively.

Technique Tips: High Positions on the E-String

Esther uses a passages from Vaughan Williams's "The Lark Ascending" and the first movement of Tchaikovsky's Violin Concerto to give tips for high positions on the E-string.

Practice Tips: Ricochet (Mendelssohn Violin Concerto)

Esther explores Ricochet, as played in the cadenza of the Mendelssohn Violin Concerto, to refine some delicate techniques.