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For my violin students the most difficult thing is practicing daily, certainly for busy adults who are perhaps not used to it from a young age.
In violin playing your ears advance faster than your fingers. You’ll always hear your own mistakes. Here’s how to stay motivated:
Starting to play the violin as lefty? In this article I share my insights as a violin teacher to help you make the best decision:
Detaché is the default way of bowing, but there are many nuances. In this article I explain 12 types of detaché, the notation and violin repertoire examples:
Why do we hold the violin bow the way we do today? The way you hold and move the bow is of great influence on your sound, technique and expression Discover different bow grips in this historical overview of how the violin bow hold developed throughout the centuries In...
Because your music teacher wants to hoard toilet paper too… here’s what I learned from teaching violin online for over seven years:
Finally understand and learn how to play ALL possible harmonics on the violin and how they look in sheet music without confusing tables and theories.
You are NOT too old to learn violin! Get inspired by these adult beginner violinists who are rocking it on YouTube with their progress on the violin:
How many times a week should you pick up the violin to improve quickly? Is an hour long session in the weekend more effective than 5 minutes a day? Find out: