FREE Violin Lessons
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#1 Beginner Violin Lesson
Start Playing the Violin
Violin teacher Zlata made a 40 lesson violin course with the exact steps you need to learn as a beginner violinist to learn to play the violin beautifully. All the 40 violin video lessons, the beginner book, the etude books, the easy concertos and more sheet music are TOTALLY FREE.
#1 Intermediate Violin Lesson
How to Bow Smoothly on the Violin
This violin lesson is all about learning to make a beautiful sound on the violin by learning a flexible bow hold, the bow arm mechanics and what all great soloists have in common when it comes to bowing. I show it close up and slow motion, so you can instantly improve your violin bowing.
#1 Advanced Violin Lesson
ALL 102 Violin Bowing Techniques & Terms
Learn all about detaché, martelé, staccato, spiccato, ricochet, martelé and more bowing techniques and terms you’ve heard about in this violin lesson. There are over 100 examples of famous violinists, sheet music notation and how to play these techniques yourself. Learn the tools of music expression!
Learn to play the violin beautifully with my latest FREE online violin lessons:
Train your pinky and get a beautiful lush fourth finger vibrato on the violin. These tips and exercises are helpful for all pinky problems:
Follow along my daily violin practice routine as a violinist. I discovered a new way of practicing violin that saves me a ton of time:
Learn all about the common violin bow strokes: detaché, martelé, spiccato, ricochet and more! Plus beautiful examples:
Learn these basic violin bowing techniques and easily master all possible violin bow strokes by combining them:
Full tutorial of this EASY G major version of Meditation from Thaïs by Massenet. You can play it in the first and third position:
Full violin tutorial on Wohlfahrt op 45 no 58. This violin etude is great to practicing shifting between the first and third position.
Free Violin Sheet Music
FREE violin sheet music downloads of the most beautiful intermediate violin concertos and concertinos to improve your violin technique, intonation and bowing. 38 of them are suitable for beginners.
PDF Downloadable poster with the exact spots of ALL notes on the violin. You’ll also learn how to read them in violin sheet music and connect them to how they should sound. Can’t miss in your violin practice room!
Free Violin Tools
Finally an easy way to tune your violin! My free online violin tuner will recognize the open string you play and guide you to tune it to the right pitch. The tuner can be used on desktop, tablet, iPhone and any other smartphone.
As a violin teacher Zlata has designed an easy to use metronome that has some new functionalities: subdivisions and difficult rhythms to practice with. This will make practicing with a metronome more effective and more fun.
Latest play-along violin lessons
Learn to play beautiful pieces on the violin including free sheet music, finger close ups and performances by violin teacher Zlata
How hard are Bach partitas? What is the difficulty level of Bach’s Chaconne? In this video I’ll rank all movements in difficulty:
Learn to play Meditation from Thaïs on the violin with this easy first position tutorial including finger close up and free sheet music:
Play the beautiful tango Por Una Cabeza on the violin with this sheet music and finger close up. Great to practice the second position!
Sit back and learn all about the violin, violin music and playing the violin on my blog:
What’s the best violin case? How much is a good violin case? In this buying guide I you’ll read all about the today’s best violin cases:
Why should you play electric violin, what do they cost and which one to buy? All about electric violins and which electric violin is best for you:
Learn the most commonly used violin scales with free sheet music, finger charts and audio samples for beginners and advanced players: