Why is the Violin so Hard to Play?!?

Why is the Violin so Hard to Play?!?

Why is the Violin so Hard to Play?!? You might think it’s because the lack of frets, but the true difficulty lies in the precision of the bow strokes Just a tiny change in angle, speed, contact point or pressure, might make the violin scratch and squeak The...
5 things you need to know before teaching violin to a 3-5-year-old!

5 things you need to know before teaching violin to a 3-5-year-old!

5 things you need to know before teaching violin to a 3-5-year-old! I wish I had been given these 5 tips before I started giving 3-5-year-olds violin lessons. I would have saved so much time and energy! Teaching the violin to beginners of any age is hard! Teaching the...
How long does it take to learn the violin?

How long does it take to learn the violin?

How long does it take to learn the violin? What makes you fast learner on the violin, what pieces can you play after one, two or five years and when do you start vibrato? In this article I’ll start by explaining what determines your progress on the violin and...
How to reach your goals on the violin

How to reach your goals on the violin

How to reach your goals on the violin Hi! I'm Zlata Classical violinist helping you overcome technical struggles and play with feeling by improving your bow technique. READ MORE A lot of students tell me that they want to become better at the violin. Of course not a...
6 Tips to make online music lessons work

6 Tips to make online music lessons work

6 Tips to make online music lessons work Because your music teacher wants to hoard toilet paper too… Here’s what I learned from teaching violin online for over seven years: You might be totally new to teaching or learning via Skype or Zoom and I’ve...