Product Review Videos

Zlata reviews violin bows, cases, shoulder rests, chinrests, tuners, books and much more

After running a violin shop for over 10 years, she loves to give you honest advice

[Video] Zlata’s Gear: What Violin, Bow, Strings etc do I have? | Violin Lounge TV #250

[Video] Zlata’s Gear: What Violin, Bow, Strings etc do I have? | Violin Lounge TV #250

This episode is a little bit different, because instead of teaching you how to play violin, I'm going to share what violin, bow, case and other stuff I use personally.

I tell you all about my violin, bow, case, shoulder rest, chinrest, strings, orchestra mute, rosin, tailpiece, tuner and even what I use for cleaning and caring.

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[Video] Orchestra Mute Review (Tourte, Bech and Alpine) | Violin Lounge TV #244

[Video] Orchestra Mute Review (Tourte, Bech and Alpine) | Violin Lounge TV #244

I demonstrate several types of orchestra mutes for violin and explain the advantages and disadvantages of each.

This episode is specifically about orchestra mutes to play con sordino in an orchestra.

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How to Adjust Your Shoulder Rest and Play Comfortably | Violin & Viola TV #218

How to Adjust Your Shoulder Rest and Play Comfortably | Violin & Viola TV #218

In this video I show you several ways to adjust your shoulder rest, so it matches the shape of your body and fits like a glove.

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Wolf Forte Secundo Shoulder Rest Review | Violin & Viola TV #204

Wolf Forte Secundo Shoulder Rest Review | Violin & Viola TV #204

In this episode I’m going to review a product that I’ve been using for almost twenty years and that is an all time favorite amongst my students and clients. It’s the Wolf Forte Secundo shoulder rest.

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What Violin or Viola Case do you Need? Why I Choose Gewa Maestro | Violin & Viola TV #202

What Violin or Viola Case do you Need? Why I Choose Gewa Maestro | Violin & Viola TV #202

Violin & Viola TV episode 202 is all about what case you need. Of course it depends on what you need to use it for. In the video I show you different cases and tell you all about it.

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VLM Augustin Diamond Shoulder Rest Review

VLM Augustin Diamond Shoulder Rest Review

In this episode of Violin & Viola TV I review the VLM (Viva la Musica) Augustin Diamond shoulder rest. Since some years I am using this shoulder rest after using a Wolf Forte Secundo for almost twenty years. Lots of people are interested in what I use and why.

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10 Point Checklist for Your Violin or Viola Case

10 Point Checklist for Your Violin or Viola Case

This episode of Violin & Viola TV gives you a 10 point checklist for your violin or viola case. To keep your instrument in a good state it’s important to have a good case.

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Wolf Maestro Chinrest Review

Wolf Maestro Chinrest Review

In this episode I review the Wolf Maestro chinrest. Lots of people ask me what chinrest and shoulder rest I use and why. Some months ago I have bought this new chinrest and I would like to let you know my thoughts about it.

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Book Tip: How to Find Time, Money and Energy for Playing the Violin or Viola

Book Tip: How to Find Time, Money and Energy for Playing the Violin or Viola

The Number ONE reason why most people fail to every learn to play the violin or viola decently is because they (think they) don't have enough time to practice.

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5 Differences between the Violin and the Viola

5 Differences between the Violin and the Viola

The violin and the viola might look so alike, that you might be wondering what the differences are between the two...

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