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String Pedagogy

Masterclass Media DVDs at PAL

If you want to watch some great teachers and musicians in action, check out PAL's collection of over 30 Masterclass Media DVDs.

*Tip: explore our holdings of brass, woodwind, and voice masterclasses as well - there's something new and unexpected that can be learned from every teacher, even if they don't play your instrument.

All of the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library's DVDs circulate for up to seven days, so stop by MSPAL's circulation desk and check one out today!

Selected String Instrument Masterclasses

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Masterclass Videos Online

In addition to the Masterclass DVDs in the library, you have access to recordings online through the Classical Music in Video database.

To access this database:

  1. Visit the Libraries website at www.lib.umd.edu

  2. Click on the Database Finder tab on the search box

  3. Search for Classical Music in Video. If you're on campus, you'll be taken directly to the database interface; if you off-campus, you'll be asked to log in with your UMD directory ID and password

  4. Search for "masterclasses" in the Classical Music Library search box or select "More" from the list of Genres on the left side of the page.

  5. Explore Classical Music Library's list of masterclass recordings.