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Just learned the third position and looking for some beautiful student concertos to play? Here’s my top 5 as a violin teacher with free sheet music downloads:
When you start playing the violin, you need a good beginner book to teach you the basics, reading notes and your first songs. Here are some book tips:
Get the best bow for your buck! You can get violin bows from $ 6 to $ 600.000 and everything in between. Here’s how to know what bow is best for YOU to buy:
Practicing scales is great to improve your confidence on the fingerboard, intonation, bowing technique and violin playing in general.
What difference does a violin bow make? While a lot of violin players take a lot of care in finding a good instrument and optimizing it with good strings, they sometimes forget that it's the bow that's really the voice and mouth of your instrument. With the bow you...
Do you want to starting playing the violin? It's known as the most difficult musical instrument to play How difficult is it really and why?Violin Difficulty nr 1: Find the notes on the fingerboard Playing in tune is one of the biggest challenges on the violin. On the...
How much does a violin cost? How much should you spend as a beginner violinist? Beginner violins range from $ 30 to $ 3.000. Here’s what you should buy:
What progress and level of violin playing can you expect at 10 mins, 1 hour or 5 hours a day? Read all about it and discover how much YOU should practice:
For centuries wood was the ONLY material available for making violin bows. Only in the last decades we discovered the possibilities of carbon. What’s best?