Category Archives: Violin

Wes Dyring with Mark Stone and Friends

Wes Dyring with Mark Stone and Friends Saturday, July 8 at 7:30pm Bahá’í Center of Washtenaw County 5550 Morgan Road, Ypsilanti, Michigan 48197 Violist/violinist/arranger Wes Dyring, violist with the multi Grammy-winning Seattle Symphony, returns to the Ann Arbor area and his home state … Continue reading

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My Grandfather’s Violin

The image of the violin in the header on my website represents a bit of family history. My dad Glen D. Anderson’s father, Harry Anderson, made the instrument circa 1932 in South Dakota. This, his third violin, was the last instrument he ever made, … Continue reading

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The Relationship of Archery to String Playing

For many years, I have used archery as a powerful and useful image in my violin and viola teaching. String playing and archery have a surprising amount in common, starting with the use of the bow. The violin bow functions … Continue reading

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