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An excerpt from my Improve Your Bowing Technique online course is featured in the November 2011 edition of Strings magazine. As the foundation of your bowing technique, how you hold your bow can mean the difference between beautiful tones and perpetual squeaks and crunches. Does your hold feel relaxed and natural, or insecure and full of tension? If you experience poor tone, even if only occasionally, check out this excerpt to my new guide to bowing book in Strings magazine. Enjoy!

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