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Did Vikings Tango?

Mary discusses the inspiration behind her latest piece for string ensemble: 'Jorvik Tango'. Read more

Music for Music's sake

Another update from Mary Cohen who has found a letter from a fellow music teacher and muses on the benefits of music. Read more

How time flies!

We catch up with Mary Cohen who reflects on the Spring term and finding treasures from the past during a recent house move. Read more

Summer Hols

We catch up with Mary Cohen who, whilst on holiday, had a number of encounters with objects that reminded her of pieces from her publication Quartetstart 2. Read more

'Mary's Music Cupboard' Launches

'Mary's Music Cupboard' is a website which celebrates the wonderful collection of music compositions and teaching methods by internationally renowned string specialist Mary Cohen. Read more

Mary Cohen's Ideas for Summer Concerts

As the summer term draws to an end, some pupils will be involved in big end-of-year performances, but for those who aren’t it can be nice to have something special (but not stressful) to work towards. I often organise little mini-concerts (with or without an audience) that take place during lesson times, and ask pupils to choose pieces, and help design some flyers and programmes. Here are some flyers you can download to use or give inspiration. You could also use the ‘Top Five Faves’ or ‘Favouri Read more

News from Mary Cohen

I’ve just got back from the 39th International ESTA Conference in Falun, Sweden, where the ‘buzz’ was terrific, and there were some wonderful Scandinavian folk-music experiences. Here are the pdf hand-outs from my seminars on ‘Composing with pupils’ and ‘Chamber Music from the beginning’, plus the play-list from the chamber music session. Read more

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