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Learn to play the violin beautifully with classical violinist and online violin teacher Zlata Brouwer!
I want to fill the world with truth, beauty, freedom and love by teaching passionate violin players step by step how to bow like a pro and create a beautiful tone.Zlata Brouwer
Simon Streuff interviews me about bowing technique and tone production
It matters more HOW you play than WHAT you play
Violin players are so focussed on hitting the right notes in the right rhythm, while what really matters is the sound you create, the emotions you express and the story you tell
85% of violinists experience pain while playing the violin!
Expressing your emotions through music, fluent bowing, fast playing, playing in tune and inspiring performances are NOT possible when you are tensed up.
Jennifer Roig-Francoli is an inspiring violinist and Alexander technique teacher with a big heart and a lot of love for music. She teaches violinists to play with ease, so they can make beautiful music.
In this performance video Zlata plays the Ave Maria by Franz Schubert on the violin with piano accompaniment.read more
How to improve your intonation on the violin?
The biggest struggle of violinists is to find and hit the right notes consistently
Improving your intonation is not just a matter of practicing more or listening well. You need some good practice strategies.
How do you stay in touch with your love of music in practicing and performing on the violin?
How do you enjoy playing for an audience and express yourself through your music?
Jennifer Roig-Francoli is an inspiring violinist and Alexander technique teacher with a big heart and a lot of love for music.
'Andante religioso d'après un thème hébraïque' composed by Fernand Halphen played by Zlata Brouwer (violin) and Kees de Keijzer (organ) Do you want to play this piece too? Click here to download the sheet...read more
In this video I review the Trala App which provides violin lessons on your phone, checks if you’re playing in tune and tells you if you should play the note higher or lower.read more
Do you want to master the art of bowing and tone creation on the violin? The past year I've been working on a very special secret project. I poured in all my skills and knowledge, heart and soul, to serve violinists in the best way I possibly can in an...read more
Are these bowing myths holding you back from playing the violin beautifully?
Let’s reveal some strange stories that go around amongst violin players and even violin teachers
Improve your bowing technique and tone production to pour artistry and expression in your violin playing, Learn to get a professional sound by changing the ignition point of your bow movementread more
In this video I share exercises and tips for intermediate violinists to improve their bowing technique and tone production on the violin: With better bowing you can pour artistry and expression in your playing without a lack of technique holding you backread more
Get rid of your beginner sound is soon as possible: Learn to bow smoothly and create a beautiful tone on your violinread more
Learn to play the violin with a beautiful sound!
In this video violin lesson I teach you 5 tips to improve your sound on the violin
Do you want to improve your bowing technique and tone production to play the violin beautifully?read more
Performance by violinist Zlata Brouwer of the violin solo theme from the movie Schindler’s List, composed by John Williamsread more
I play the violin for over twenty years, but my intonation improved most in the two years I didn’t practice scales…read more
In this episode I teach you how to make fluent bow changes, how to bow smoothly and create a beautiful sound on the violin by a technique I call ‘jellyfish bowing’.read more
Just an informal recording of me playing the Adagio by Albinoni on the violin with organ accompaniment:read more
Interview with Bernd Müsing, owner and inventor of Arcus bows in Germany
Well, it just a stick with hair, isn’t it?
Then… why did I just save and work hard for years to get myself a € 8.000 ($ 9.400) brand new violin bow… made out of carbon fiber?read more
Yes! You can learn to play the violin as an adult.
On her popular YouTube channel, my client Marijke shares her experiences and progress as an adult beginner on the violin.read more