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
We talk about how a good set up can make playing much easier, how violins are made, the difference between Guarneri and Stradivari models and more:
Concert violinist Vivien Hoffman is starting from scratch again as she turns around the violin to play left handed:
Getting back to practicing violin after injury, quarantine laziness or… life! with Vivien Hoffman | Violin Lounge TV #370
Motivation, warming up exercises, how to polish up your technique, how to choose repertoire and more in this interview with concert violinist Vivien:
Bronwen teaches bow techniques for fiddle, rock, blues, jazz, celtic and more! Not sure how to get that fiddle sound and express yourself? Learn more:
The more you learn, understand and know about bow technique, the more free you are to express yourself in music on the violin
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:
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:
Learn from Antal Zalai how to express yourself through music and tell a story with your violin by learning advanced bowing techniques:
Learn all about bowing technique, phrasing and expressing yourself on the violin with Anastasiia:
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’:
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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 and without us...
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...