Violin Tutorial #10 - Perpetual Motion
This video features an introduction to Perpetual Motion and review of reading the notes we learned on the A and E strings.
Violin Tutorial #18 - Gossec Gavotte
This video introduces the final piece, Gossec's Gavotte, of Suzuki Book One. We'll explore new techniques including pizzicato, string crossings, and the new D# finger pattern.
Violin Tutorial #15 - Minuet No. 2
This video will introduce J.S. Bach's Minuet No. 2 that is found in Suzuki Book One Violin. We'll also review the G Major two octave scale and arpeggios.
Violin Tutorial #17 - The Happy Farmer
This video introduces Robert Schumann's "Happy Farmer" theme and the use of the hooked bowing pattern.
Violin Tutorial # 16 - Minuet No. 3
This video introduces Bach's Minuet No. 3, and includes a review of the G Major scale and arpeggios. We'll also review Bach Minuets 1 and 2, and the Suzuki Etude.
Violin Tutorial #1 - The Basics
This is our first tutorial, going over the basics of the violin. We cover how to hold the violin and bow, as well as the five Suzuki rhythms on open strings.
Violin Tutorial #2 - Twinkle Variations
This is a point by point introduction to the Twinkle Twinkle Little Star variations and theme.
Violin Tutorial #3 - Lightly Row
How to tune your violin, introduction to note reading, and introduction to Lightly Row
Violin Tutorial #5 - Go Tell Aunt Rhody
This is a detailed introduction to the folk song, Go Tell Aunt Rhody, with a review of earlier songs and techniques.
Violin Tutorial #7 - May Song
The May Song is the sixth song in Suzuki Book One and introduces the A major arpeggio and dotted quarter notes.
Violin Tutorial #6 - O Come Little Children
O Come Little Children a German folk song and is the fifth piece in Suzuki Book One. This video introduces the bowing techniques needed for clean string crossings and up bow pickups.