Violin Articles

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How to Bow Straight on the Violin (without looking)

How to Bow Straight on the Violin (without looking)

A lot of violin players think improving their sound quality lies in advanced techniques, while the solution for most of them lies in the basics:

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Should you take your Violin with you on Holiday?

Should you take your Violin with you on Holiday?

Should you keep practicing daily or is it even good to leave your violin at home during your holiday? How do you keep your violin safe?

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6 Steps to Practice a New Piece of Music

6 Steps to Practice a New Piece of Music

Do you feel lost when looking at that new piece you want to play? Use these 6 practice strategies to learn beautiful music fast and play expressively:

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STOP Tolerating a Bad Sound Quality on the Violin

STOP Tolerating a Bad Sound Quality on the Violin

Your general playing technique improves, but your tone production is behind? Perhaps you make this mistake in practicing the violin: Do you catch yourself not minding a bad tone when you’re practicing scales for intonation or when you’re discovering a new...

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Practice Slowly

Practice Slowly

Practice makes permanent, not perfect! This is one simple tip gets you big results from your violin practice. Here's how:

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What Chinrest and Shoulder Rest I Use and Why

What Chinrest and Shoulder Rest I Use and Why

Now I play the violin comfortably without pain. Read how I picked and adjusted my current chinrest and shoulder rest and what you should look for:

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Silver or Gold Mounted Violin Bow: Why does it Matter?

Silver or Gold Mounted Violin Bow: Why does it Matter?

When looking to buy a violin bow, it's hard to find the real differences. Are you confused by silver and gold mounting and what to choose? Read all about it

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How to Find Discipline to Practice the Violin

How to Find Discipline to Practice the Violin

You don't need to push yourself every day to learn to play the violin. You can get fast progress without discipline. Use this strategy instead:

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Why you get Stuck in your Violin Progress

Why you get Stuck in your Violin Progress

Do you feel your violin playing has reached a plateau? Are you afraid that 'this is all' and that you lack the talent? Here are my tips to get progress now:

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