FREE Violin Course for Beginners
Learn to play the violin online!
Are you a complete newbie to the violin and perhaps to learning music?
You are not too old and it’s not too late!
Start to play the violin today with my free lessons including:
- 40 extensive lesson videos by a conservatory graduated violin teacher and professional violinist (it’s me, Zlata)
- free sheet music downloads including violin tabs
This course takes you from being completely NEW to the violin to being an accomplished intermediate violin player!
You’ll learn to hold the violin and bow, make a great sound, place your fingers on the right notes and play beautiful pieces.
Yes, all for FREE! Get started with your first violin lesson:
Let’s play this beautiful student concerto for beginner violinists. Watch the video tutorial, download the free sheet music and violin tabs:
Learn this beautiful and melodic etude with me to improve your fluency on the violin Slow play along, sheet music, and violin tabs included for free! Great etude to improve your fluency in slurs and smooth bowing This etude is in D major, in first position and...
Minor scale tutorial for beginner violinists.
I cover some music theory about the difference between major and minor and how to play it:
Learn a dotted rhythm, preliminary spiccato, and double stops with these bowing exercises for beginner violinists:
Enjoy my slow play alongs and tutorial for this G major Minuet by Bach we all know from Suzuki book 1 as Minuet no 3:
Learn to play in tune in G major with more speed, fluency, and security with this violin tutorial, free sheet music and slow play along:
Practice dynamics on the violin in this easy violin piece.
It’s all in the first position and in G major, so suitable for beginner violinists.
Surprise your friends with an original birthday song on the violin.In this march, we learn a dotted rhythm. Watch the video and download the free sheet music:
Let’s play this beautiful slow second movement of Küchler concertino op 11. Watch the video tutorial, download the free sheet music and violin tabs:
Beginner violin tutorial for La Vie en Rose by Edith Piaf
Play fast with secure intonation by learning an efficient left hand technique in this Wohlfahrt etude no 2 tutorial and slow play along
New to violin etudes? Get started with this violin lesson about Wohlfahrt op 45 no 1 (slow play along, free sheet music and violin tabs included)
Learn the two-octave C major scale on the violin. With this, you’ve learned all C major notes in the first position.
Yay, it’s time to learn your first real violin concerto! If you’ve followed along my free beginner violin lessons, you are ready 🙂
Prepare yourself to play your first concerto next lesson by practicing bowing variations in the G major 2 octave scale:
In this lesson we’re going to play our FIRST etude that will prepare us for out first violin concerto in a couple of lessons. Free book download!
With the two octave G major scale you learn to change between the high and low second finger and play in G major on all strings.
Learn to play with dynamics (loud and soft) and slur notes in C major with this beautiful Melody from the Twelve Easy Pieces by Robert Pracht.
Learn to play dynamics (loud and soft), improve your violin sound and get used to playing in C major with the low 2nd finger
You’ll learn the low second finger making it possible to learn the C major and G major one octave scales on the violin. Play along with me!
Play the violin better by doing this effective warm up routine before you practice! You’ll learn bow hand, sound and scale exercises.
Learn to read notes as a beginner violinist in just 20 minutes with this crash course! I guarantee it’s not difficult.
Learn the fourth finger (pinky) notes on the violin in the first position. You’ll learn to play Lightly Row and Ode to Joy by Beethoven
Bowing to a violinist is what breath is to a singer. In order to make beautiful music, we must be aware of which part of the bow we play with:
Learn the third finger notes on the violin in the first position. You’ll learn to play Old MacDonald, Twinkle Twinkle and three scales.
Avoid hitting other strings and sounding scratchy with the exercises in this lesson about crossings strings on the violin:
Learn the second finger notes on the violin in the first position. With this you can play Mary had a little lamb.
Get a good and regular tone over the whole bow. A lot of beginner violinists stay in the middle of the bow and avoid the frog and tip.
Learn the first finger notes on the violin in the first position. This note is one note higher than the open strings.
To get a beautiful tone as a beginner violinist without sounding scratchy, it’s important that your fingers move along with the bow stroke:
Learn to hold the violin bow properly for smooth bowing and a beautiful tone. This is key to get rid of the typical beginner sound!
The first step to learn to play the violin is to have a proper and relaxed violin hold. Watch this online violin lesson: