5 Violin Techniques You Didn't Know Existed
Do you want to liven up your practice routine and add new sounds to your existing repertoire? Violin teacher Julie P. shares some new violin techniques that will take your playing to the next level...
As a beginner or intermediate violinist, youre probably familiar with the basic bowed sound of a violin. However, there are a number of other techniques you may not have heard of yet. Today's more modern composers are continuing to come up with new bowing techniques to create new and exciti
Setting the Right Goals for Violin: 4 Questions to Guide You
Before you start learning violin music for beginners and all of the violin techniques you need to know, it's smart to write down specific goals you'd like to achieve. Here, San Francisco, CA violin teacher Carol Beth L. share some guidance to get you on the right track...
Teachers, students, and parents of younger students come to the table with different expectations about violin lessons. Even before beginning the lessons, it is important to talk about those goals to make sure ever
Introduction to Violin Music Notes
The violin is often considered by musicians to be one of the most challenging instruments to learn. Its roots trace back many centuries and it was clearly a definitive instrument in shaping classical music all over the world. One of the reasons it is considered a difficult instrument to learn is that it's a fretless string instrument, making violin music notes appear to be inexact, yet fingering must still be done with precision. The reward for learning this sweet-sounding elegant instrument, ho
Which of These Famous Violin Players Are You? [Quiz]
Do you love playing the violin? From Hiefetz to Perlman, there are dozens of famous violin players who have helped inspire us all.
Whether youre just starting to learn the violin or youre a seasoned professional, chances are theres a certain violinist who youve channeled more than others.
Find out which of these famous violin players is your alter ego in the quiz below! Be sure to share your results with your fellow violinists.
Which of the famous violin players did you get? If y
50 Easy Violin Songs for Beginners [Video Tutorials]
When you're taking violin lessons, it's important to find some easy violin songs to help you practice, boost your confidence, and improve your skills. With this list from San Francisco, CA violin teacher Carol Beth L., you will never run out of songs to play!
Whether you're playing violin for yourself or for your family and friends, it's helpful to have some relatively simple, familiar songs on hand. Perhaps those around you will even want to sing along.
Whatever the occasion, here