Ron Lowry with Paul Katz.

  • Developing the alternation of tension and release.
  • How left hand fingers constantly  work and release.
  • Release helps vibrato.
  • Each shift begins with release.
  • Work and release is not only healthy, but leads to mastery and beauty.


Tension is our biggest enemy. We must spend our life undoing it.
–Ida Kafavlan

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Featured Teacher Bio: Ronald Lowry

Ronald Lowry, Principal cellist Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, and Boston Ballet Orchestra, Faculty NEC Prep Division, Walnut Hill School for the Arts, Rivers School Conservatory.