8 Essential Violin Books for Beginners
The violin is a beautiful string instrument perfect for musicians of all ages to learn. Along with having a qualified violin teacher to instruct you, the right violin books are your most valuable tool for learning to play the violin. Which ones are the most useful and informative for beginner students? Which ones take you beyond the basics to a more advanced skill level? Heres a look at eight of our favorites:
Hal Leonard Essential Elements for Strings
The Essential Elements series is very
13 Easy Violin Duets Featuring Various Instruments
One of the best things about playing an instrument is getting to play with other musicians. Below, violin teacher Naomi Cherie S. shares some fun and easy violin duets you can play with your musical friends...
Looking for some fun violin duets to perform with your fellow musicians? Below are some violin duets for various levels, instrument pairings, and tastes. Before you get started, let's go over some important tips for playing violin duets.
Important Tips for Playing Violin Duets
The Beginner's Guide to Violin Scales [Video Tutorial]
One of the most important aspects of learning to play violin is understanding the scale. As a beginner violinist, learning scales will give you a foundation as you launch into your craft and begin to explore exercises and pieces of music. With a little bit of practice, and these tips and videos from Austin, TX violin teacher Naomi Cherie S., you can learn to play violin scales...
Violin Scales for Beginners
Simply put, a scale is a series of notes, ordered by frequency or pitch, that span
Best Violin Songs and Tips for Wedding Performances
Violinists get ready because it's wedding season! Below, violin teacher Julie P. shares the best violin songs for weddings as well as some helpful tips and tricks for preparing and performing...
Wedding season is both an exciting and stressful time for violinists. For much of the summer and fall, violinists are in high demand, as the violin is one of the most popular instruments requested for weddings.
If you've been asked to play solo or in a larger mixed-instrument ensemble, you migh
Top 10 Violin Tuner Apps Reviewed
Have you ever showed up to violin lesson or a performance and realized that you completely forgot your violin tuner?
If you answered yes, then youre probably familiar with the feeling of having your stomach drop and your cheeks turn red.
Keeping your violin in tune is extremely important. Not only does it ensure you get the best sound, but it also helps train your ear.
There are tons of ways in which you can tune a violin. However, many of them require a certain skill set or an