How to Sound like a PRO Violinist: the secret sauce! Violin Lounge TV #410
Get the tone quality of your favorite violin performer with these 6 secrets to a professional sound on the violin:
When you’re looking at your favorite soloist… what would you like to be able to do yourself most?
Probably your no 1 is not to play virtuoso repertoire, but to have this expression, this beautiful tone and this way of playing that touches people’s hearts.
Here are 6 secrets to a beautiful professional sound on the violin:
#1 Violin Hold
Holding the violin properly and having a good body posture influences your sound and makes it possible to practice a lot.
Watch my full tutorial on violin hold and posture from tip to toe right here.
#2 Bow Smoothly
Stiff bowing gives you a beginner sound. As the famous violin pedagogue Ivan Galamian said: ‘Violin playing is 80% bow technique’.
Here at Violin Lounge you’re in the right place. Watch all my lessons on bowing technique right here.
This video on bowing smoothly might be a good place to start.
#3 Play in Tune
An out of tune note doesn’t resonate and can’t sound beautiful. I’ve got you covered with my violin lessons on intonation right here.
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Vibrato can give your violin playing a warm and expressive sound. Learn here all about vibrato.
#5 Tone Production
Getting a good sound from your violin, even if it’s not an expensive one, is a matter of balancing proportions. The most important ones are weight, speed and contact point.
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#6 Secret Sauce
Even when you’ve got everything right, you can still sound like a robot. Watch my video above in which I explain how to play expressively.