Interviews with Violinists

Let these interviews with violin players world wide inspire you!

We talk about the secrets to playing beautifully, the latest books, handy inventions for violin players and experiences with starting the violin as an adult

How to Play the Violin Without a Shoulder Rest

How to Play the Violin Without a Shoulder Rest

With the Kreddle cushion it's easier and more comfortable. I interview Jordan Hayes about the advantages of playing the violin without a shoulder rest:

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How to Adjust your Violin Chinrest and Play Comfortably

How to Adjust your Violin Chinrest and Play Comfortably

80% of violinists have pain while playing. By changing your violin hold, way of bowing and adjusting your chinrest you can play comfortably. Watch now:

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Bow like a Pro guest teacher Antal Zalai about Phrasing

Bow like a Pro guest teacher Antal Zalai about Phrasing

Learn from Antal Zalai​ how to express yourself through music and tell a story with your violin by learning advanced bowing techniques:

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Bow like a Pro teacher and concert violinist Anastasiia Mazurok

Bow like a Pro teacher and concert violinist Anastasiia Mazurok

Learn all about bowing technique, phrasing and expressing yourself on the violin with Anastasiia:

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How to Express yourself in Music with Emily Williams | Violin Lounge TV #282

How to Express yourself in Music with Emily Williams | Violin Lounge TV #282

Develop your musicality and play the music you love beautifully
Expressing your emotions through the violin is a learnable skill
Interview with Emily Williams, author of the 5 book series 'Musicality for strings':

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Bow Control & Tone Creation (Simon interviews Zlata)

Bow Control & Tone Creation (Simon interviews Zlata)

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

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How to Play the Violin Comfortably without Pain with Jennifer Roig-Francoli

How to Play the Violin Comfortably without Pain with Jennifer Roig-Francoli

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.

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How to Play in Tune on the Violin with Simon Streuff

How to Play in Tune on the Violin with Simon Streuff

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.

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Mindset for Music with Jennifer Roig-Francoli | Violin Lounge TV #270

Mindset for Music with Jennifer Roig-Francoli | Violin Lounge TV #270

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.

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Interview with Marijke about learning to play the violin as an adult | Violin Lounge TV #260

Interview with Marijke about learning to play the violin as an adult | Violin Lounge TV #260

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.

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How to Run a High Level Violin Studio with Emily Williams | Violin Lounge TV #255

How to Run a High Level Violin Studio with Emily Williams | Violin Lounge TV #255

How to teach the violin on a high level and get paid well to do so?

Is getting your students to practice a challenge for you as a violin teacher?

In this episode of Violin Lounge TV I have an interesting interview with Emily Williams, violinist and teacher. She considers herself a 'hard' teacher and runs a high level violin studio.

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Interview with Emily Williams: Violinist, Teacher and Author of ‘The Beginning Violinist’

Interview with Emily Williams: Violinist, Teacher and Author of ‘The Beginning Violinist’

There are hundreds of violin method books in the market and it’s almost impossible to find something that is really really new and different. Although there is so much high quality material available, violin teacher Emily Williams noticed some gaps: People who are...

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The Future of Holistic Violin Playing and Online Violin Learning with Heather Broadbent

The Future of Holistic Violin Playing and Online Violin Learning with Heather Broadbent

In this episode of Violin Lounge TV I interview holistic violinist and online violin teacher Heather Broadbent.  See Heather’s website Online Violin: www.onlineviolin.net “WE are truly the instruments of instruments: the violin can be locked in the case...

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Are You an Expert Serving Violinists and/or Violists?

Are You an Expert Serving Violinists and/or Violists?

Until now I have made episodes of Violin Lounge TV answering questions from violinists and violists worldwide, but I would like to offer my viewers a lot more… I am the maker of Violin Lounge TV. Until now I have answered questions of violinists and violists...

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