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.
7 Different Violin Techniques to Play Loud and Soft | Violin Lounge TV #443
Improve the dynamic range on your violin by learning these 7 ways to play loud and soft. Play with passion!
Trying out Maxim Vengerov’s Violin Bow Exercise | Violin Lounge TV #441
This exercise can improve your bow control and sound quality, but when done the wrong way it can be very dangerous for your violin playing.
How to Play PARLANDO | Violin Bowing Technique | Violin Lounge TV #437
Learn how to play Parlando, what the difference is between Parlando and Louré or Portato, see examples and symbols and get tips to practice:
Different CONTACT POINTS on the Violin | Bow Technique | Violin Lounge TV #424
The point of contact is where your violin bow touches the string between bridge and fingerboard. Improve your sound quality with these tips:
5 Steps to Apply SMOOTH BOWING to your Violin Repertoire | Violin Lounge TV #421
Doing some bowing exercises, but are they not helping when playing pieces? Here are the steps to apply smooth bowing to the music you play:
5 LEVELS of VIOLIN BOW TECHNIQUE: beginner to pro sound quality | Violin Lounge TV # 418
Beginner vs professional bowing technique on the violin and what makes the difference. Discover what level you are at:
Staccato vs Martelé Violin Bow Techniques | Violin Lounge TV #414
Staccato is an articulation while martelé is a bowing technique. In this video I show you the differences and explain when to use what:
6 Tips to STOP that SQUEAKY E String as a Beginner Violinist | Violin Lounge TV #413
Getting a horrible noise on the violin E string? Here are some easy to follow tips that will get you a good sound as a beginner violinist:
Chords and Melodic Lines in Bach’s Chaconne (opening) | Violin Lounge TV #407
Tips on the chords and melodic lines in the opening of the Chaconne from partita no 2 for solo violin BWV 1004 by JS Bach:
Different VIOLIN BOW HOLDS for Different Bowing Techniques | Violin Lounge TV #405
Did you know you can make SO many advanced techniques a LOT easier when you adjust your bow hold to the technique you play? Find out:
12 Checks to Improve your Violin Sound Quality in 10 Minutes | Violin Lounge TV #403
How to get rid of your beginner sound and to keep improving your sound (forever!) as an intermediate and advanced violinist:
String Crossings in Preludio from Partita in E major by JS Bach BWV 1006 | Violin Lounge TV #402
Tricky string crossings in close up, from all sides, in slow motion and effective practice strategies to get them up to speed.
13 Hacks to AVOID a WHISTLING E String on the Violin | Violin Lounge TV #399
Not sure why your violin E string whistles, doesn’t speak or gives a horrible noise? With these 13 checks the problem will be solved:
Three Eights of Smooth Bowing and a Beautiful Violin Sound – Join my experiment! | Violin Lounge TV #389
To create the best sound from the violin we make fluent movements in the elbow, wrist and fingers. Here’s what works and doesn’t for me:
Violin BOW HAND WARM UP for Flexible Bowing and a Great Sound | Violin Lounge TV #386
Take 5 minutes for the 8 best bow hand exercises for developing flexibility in your bow hold, so you can bow smoothly with a good tone.
Arm Hold in Violin Bowing: do you deserve a slap on the wrist? | Violin Lounge TV #384
Should your wrist be straight when playing the violin? Or is there a way to a better sound and more freedom of movement?
Seamless BOW CHANGES on the VIOLIN: Do’s and Don’ts | Violin Lounge TV #382
Practice tips, common mistakes and tricks to make silent bow changes and get a great sound on the violin:
How to Practice FAST STRING CROSSINGS in Seitz Student Violin Concerto op 22 no 5 | Violin Lounge TV #380
Tackle those fast string crossings with these practice strategies. I use the string crossings in Seitz concerto no 5 as example:
FREE Violin Lesson #9 for Beginners | BOW DIVISION
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:
FREE Violin Lesson #7 for Beginners | STRING CROSSING
Avoid hitting other strings and sounding scratchy with the exercises in this lesson about crossings strings on the violin: