Violin Maintenance Videos

Take good care of your violin

Learn how to tune your violin, replace strings, clean your violin and bow and much more

How to Tune your Violin with a Tuning Fork (Advanced)

How to Tune your Violin with a Tuning Fork (Advanced)

The most accurate way to tune your violin, is to avoid an electronic tuner and use an old fashioned tuning fork. In this video I teach you exactly how:

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How to Tune your Violin as a Beginner

How to Tune your Violin as a Beginner

As a beginning violinist you can tune your violin yourself! It’s important to play on an instrument that is in tune when you’re learning

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Online Viola Tuning with Real Violist

Online Viola Tuning with Real Violist

Tune with a Real Viola Sound per String. Listen to the sound of each string and tune your viola, so it matches my pitch.

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Online Violin Tuning with Real Violinist

Online Violin Tuning with Real Violinist

Tune with a Real Violin Sound per String. Listen to the sound of each string and tune your violin, so it matches my pitch.

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How to Clean your Violin Bow Hair and Stick | Violin Lounge TV #290

How to Clean your Violin Bow Hair and Stick | Violin Lounge TV #290

Save yourself that expensive rehair and improve the response of your bow by cleaning it yourself! I demonstrate how to clean your violin bow in this video:

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[Video] 5 Tips if your Violin Strings go Out of Tune too Often | Violin Lounge TV #245

[Video] 5 Tips if your Violin Strings go Out of Tune too Often | Violin Lounge TV #245

What can you do if your violin strings are going out of tune quickly?

Perhaps your violin detunes all the time while practicing or during a performance.

Perhaps your violin is completely out of tune every time you pick it up. This can be really annoying, while there some simple things you can do about it.

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What to do if the Air is to Humid for your Violin? | Violin Lounge TV # 239

What to do if the Air is to Humid for your Violin? | Violin Lounge TV # 239

Ideally the air humidity is between 40 to 60%. When the air is too moist for your violin, this has a negative effect on the sound. It can sound very nasal. Also it can damage the instrument, for example by mold.

To keep your violin in a good condition and maintain it’s beautiful sound, you should take care of the humidity and temperature in your practice room or in your violin case.

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How to Rehair a Violin Bow | Violin Lounge TV #237

How to Rehair a Violin Bow | Violin Lounge TV #237

Last week I've visited the Czech Republic to attend a 3 day workshop with the violin makers and bow makers who deliver instruments and bows for my violin shop in Holland. I learned a lot about adjustment of violins, what determines the sound, how to recognize good quality wood and a lot more.

During my visit with the bow makers, I've captured a bow maker rehairing a bow. I hope you find it just as interesting and meditative to watch it as I did.

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What to do if the Air is to Dry for your Violin? | Violin Lounge TV #234

What to do if the Air is to Dry for your Violin? | Violin Lounge TV #234

If the humidity in the air is too low, there is a risk that your violin tears itself apart. Because of dry air, the wood of the soundbox can shrink.

To keep your violin in a good condition and maintain it's beautiful sound, you should take care of the humidity and temperature in your practice room or in your violin case.

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