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.
With the quarter bow exercise, you train the different functions of your fingers in your bow technique and gain control over the whole bow.
The Thibaud exercise helps you improve the fluency and control in your bowing. By training the movement in your wrist and fingers you get a better sound.
In this video I share 3 different techniques to play accents on the violin
They all have their own sound effect and can be combined with each other
If there’s no indication of up bow or down bow in the sheet music, what’s the rule to follow?
In this video I explain how to choose between up bow and down bow:
Do a good sounding tremolo in your orchestra without getting a tired right arm. In this video I show you exactly how to do it effortlessly:
You know you need to relax your bow hand and move your wrist and fingers along with the movement of the bow, BUT you also want to have control and maintain a good bow hold. Isn’t that conflicting? Watch my video for the solution:
How to make a soft sound without bow shakes at the tip
Play softly with core, resonance and smooth bow changes
In this video I teach you how to bow smoothly like a professional violinist, create a gorgeous sound and make seamless bow changes
1 Hour video about how to bow smoothly with a beautiful sound: Questions and answers about bow hold, creating a good sound, double stops, silent bow changes, string changes, tilting the bow and much more!
A good tone production makes it possible to make beautiful music!
In this video I give you 5 tips to improve the sound you make on the violin:
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When you balance weight, speed and contact point you can get the optimal sound from your violin. Tone production on the violin is not some kind of magic or talent: it’s playing with proportions. You can get the best sound possible out of your violin and it’s set up!
Free online violin lesson in which I teach you how to improve your bowing technique and reach a professional level tone production. Get instant access!
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
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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