Top 10 Cello Q & A's

  1. How to make chords ring?

2. How to avoid squeaks in harmonics?

3. How to avoid lower backaches?

4. CanVibrato be taught?

5. Extensions (stretches) without pain!

6. I get so bored practicing. What to do?

7. I wish I could improvise on the 'cello.

8. How can I get my shifts to be "clean?"

9. I need help with my Spiccato!

10. I wish I could be comfortable with playing from memory!

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