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Thoughts on Music Stands

Friday, May 11, 2012

Having trouble finding the music stand you need? Here are my personal favorites!

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The SHAR Apprentice Program

Thursday, April 19, 2012

In today's blog post, Alexandra Ostroff and Katie Thompson, two senior apprentices at SHAR, promote the SHAR Apprentice Program by sharing a little about their time here. Interested in applying? Scroll down to the bottom of this post for more details. 

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SHAR's 3rd Annual String Quartet Competition

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

SHAR Music is proud to announce the winners of its third annual Quartet Competition!

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The Ice Cream Pedagogue

Friday, March 09, 2012
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Notes from a SHAR Apprentice - Metronomes and Tuners

Wednesday, June 01, 2011
Metronomes and Tuners: For you, not against you!

In my lifetime as a musician, I have owned several metronomes and tuners. From a basic metronome with a dial and an off/on switch, to a Doctor Beat DB90, I have owned the economy model, the deluxe, and…

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Notes from a SHAR Apprentice - Cases

Thursday, April 21, 2011

When you're picking out a violin case you usually have three choices of materials - compacted foam, wood, plastic/composite, or carbon fiber. There are benefits and drawbacks to each type as well as structural factors which contribute to safety and…

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Detroit brings home String Project of the Year Award!

Friday, March 11, 2011
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Notes from a SHAR Apprentice - Shoulder Rests

Wednesday, March 02, 2011
Shoulder Rests:Choose your own Adventure!by Christine Beamer

Like most violists, I have tried pretty much every shoulder rest out there in search of a perfect fit. While some people find a shoulder rest that fits them to a tee, do not panic if…

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2011 SHAR String Quartet Competition - Win a quartet of PRESTO Bows!

Thursday, January 13, 2011

Announcing the 2nd Annual SHAR String Quartet Competition!

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SHAR Apprentices - now hiring!

Tuesday, January 11, 2011

Do you play the violin, viola, cello or bass? Are you looking for a full time job that starts in Summer 2011? If you are a player with a degree in music performance (violin, viola, cello or bass), music education, or music business and are interested in…

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