Improve your Bowing Technique on the Violin
Master your violin bow and create a beautiful sound.
Free violin lessons that teach you how to bow smoothly, make fluent bow changes and master different bowing techniques, so you can play the music you love beautifully.
Simon Streuff interviews me about bowing technique and tone production
It matters more HOW you play than WHAT you play
Violin players are so focussed on hitting the right notes in the right rhythm, while what really matters is the sound you create, the emotions you express and the story you tell
Do you want to master the art of bowing and tone creation on the violin? The past year I've been working on a very special secret project. I poured in all my skills and knowledge, heart and soul, to serve violinists in the best way I possibly can in an...
Are these bowing myths holding you back from playing the violin beautifully?
Let’s reveal some strange stories that go around amongst violin players and even violin teachers
Improve your bowing technique and tone production to pour artistry and expression in your violin playing, Learn to get a professional sound by changing the ignition point of your bow movement
In this video I share exercises and tips for intermediate violinists to improve their bowing technique and tone production on the violin: With better bowing you can pour artistry and expression in your playing without a lack of technique holding you back
Get rid of your beginner sound is soon as possible: Learn to bow smoothly and create a beautiful tone on your violin
Learn to play the violin with a beautiful sound!
In this video violin lesson I teach you 5 tips to improve your sound on the violin
Do you want to improve your bowing technique and tone production to play the violin beautifully?
In this episode I teach you how to make fluent bow changes, how to bow smoothly and create a beautiful sound on the violin by a technique I call ‘jellyfish bowing’.
Interview with Bernd Müsing, owner and inventor of Arcus bows in Germany
Well, it just a stick with hair, isn’t it?
Then… why did I just save and work hard for years to get myself a € 8.000 ($ 9.400) brand new violin bow… made out of carbon fiber?
In this video I explain how you combine your bowing technique with your left hand technique in string crossings and how your fingers can prepare for the coming note.
The root cause of the shaky bow problem can be a couple of different things. In this video I explain four possible causes and how to solve your specific problem. After this video you can play soft with a beautiful tone and without bow shakes.
Should you push out your wrist when playing at the extreme tip?
One of my Violin Lounge Academy students asked me this question in the online student community we have. He told me that another teacher told him that the wrist should be straight all the time and that bending your wrist gives problems while playing.
This video is made to end the confusion you might have when you see all the possible different bow holds when you Google bow hold.
In this video you will learn how to play portato.
Portato is the bowing technique you apply when you see slurred notes with a line below or above them.
This episode is all about how to have a relaxed and flexible bow hold and bow smoothly with a beautiful tone.
This episode is about the exercise ‘finger bowing’. It will help you bow more smoothly en make a beautiful sound on the violin!
Beginners tend to bow mainly with their lower arm without much movement in their wrist and fingers creating the typical beginner sound. Your body will always do what’s easiest based on movements you are familiar with. However, these movements from daily life aren’t always the best for creating a beautiful tone on the violin.
You might have noticed that there are so many ways to bow and so many bowing techniques. There are so many ways to color your sound on the violin with bowing.
However it might be confusing that there are so many possibilities. What would be the standard way of bowing (if there is one)?
In this episode I’m answering a question from one of our viewers about Beethoven’s Violin Sonata nr 5 ‘Frühling’.
This video shows you how to tilt your bow, explains when you should do this and why. It also shows a way to bow smoothly at the frog by tilting your bow just at the frog.