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Viola Life Issues

So I play the viola. Obviously. I want to impress my teacher, with playing Bach's first cello suite. However, I understand there are different bowings? I have only played for 4 years, and haven't really developed the skill of "creating the music that you read". She gave me a couple lessons on the prelude, for me to find out I had been practicing with my bowings all wrong. So she told me to slur every four notes, no matter what. Then, I was looking on Musescore and found the entire first suite, but with different bowings on the prelude. So, could someone tell me the right bowings/arrangement I should use, or give me your preference?

Hi! I am a 8th grade viola player!

Hi! I am a 8th grade viola player! I am looking for a piece that I can practice and play at the end of the year in front of my teacher so that I can move up in my orchestra class. Please help me find a piece that's not too hard but can show that I am capable of playing at a 10th grade level. I would prefer that it be something modern or from a movie, but if you think it is a good piece please comment the name. I need all the help I can get. Please nothing too hard or too easy. Thanks!


                                   
                               

Please give your thoughts

Hey everyone! I am a 6th grade viola player and I wonder if its weird that I practice every day and still dislike classical music. Bach, Handel etc. were all great composers, there works are amazing, but I just don't like to play any classical music. Please give your thoughts on this issue. 

Help With Identifying Age of Violin?

Hey all!

I play viola, but today I purchased a violin off of a mutual friend because I also wan't to start learning violin as well.

The person I purchased it off of said she played it in high school, and it shows. It has numerous scratches, but it has a really nice tone.

Anyways, the label inside of it looks something like this:

Karl Knilling
Handmade in Germany
No. 52615
8F

Any help would be very appreciated!