Should I Play the Violin?

Posted on April 11, 2012 by Dr. Daniel Broniatowski On the Benefits of Violin Instruction The question of what drives one to  play a musical instrument can be complex. It is acknowledged that most of us in the profession have all kinds of different reasons for choosing this path. Even though we started at an […]

My Journey

Posted on April 11, 2012 by Boston Violin Teacher Dr. Daniel Broniatowski I would like to take this time to introduce myself and briefly explain how my experiences as a Classical musician have led me to this point and can apply to each of your lives. I was born into a musical family in the […]

Why Music?

Posted on April 11, 2012 by Dr. Daniel Broniatowski As a musicians we often fail to question why we feel the need to perform for others. Yet, many of us forget that the ultimate goal of a performance is that it is heard by an audience. Do we have a real compulsion to play for […]

The Secret to Stradivarius Violins is…

Fungus! Read more about Stradivarius Violins HERE, courtesy of the Atlantic Wire.

Spider Silk Violin Strings

Posted on April 20, 2012 by Dr. Daniel Broniatowski Shigeyoshi Osaki of Japan’s Nara Medical University came up with the idea of twisting together thousands of spider silk strands. His strings use the “dragline” silk that anchors the webs. Amazing! You can find more about Spider Silk Violin Strings HERE. Be sure to scroll down […]

How to Choose a Violin Teacher

Originally written on May 2, 2012 by Dr. Daniel Broniatowski   You might be wondering how to choose a violin teacher. When choosing a violin teacher (or music teacher) for yourself, your son, or your daughter, there are a number of factors that must be taken into consideration. First and foremost is the question of value. […]