What’s more important in violin and viola playing than sounding good?
We violinists and violists always want to sound better, to improve our tone and to make people weep in the good way!
Please find below some videos to help you right now…
I will handle the common mistakes that most beginners make on tone creation.
I will teach you how to prevent these common mistakes and make a beautiful tone in the early stage of your violin or viola playing.
When you are cooking a tasty dinner… than don’t just use salt to make it tasty! To make a tasty dinner you should use several herbs and experiment with using them. (I know nothing about cooking, so it’s a wild guess)
In this video I will discuss what you can change in your bowing to create rich and warm tone.
These 6 tips can probably help you too!
In the video I explain how to implement them in your violin or viola playing.
Just wiping the strings with your bow solves the issue of squeaking, but doesn’t create a beautiful sound.
Violin playing is a game with speed and pressure. Let me explain how to let them work in your advantage and make it possible for you to create a beautiful tone.
Do you know there are 4 ways to play soft and loud on the violin or viola?
How and when to use them, so you can use dynamics in every way you like and find most suitable for the piece you are playing?
Of course it’s a great compliment for a teacher, but for a hard working student it can be frustrating.
There are a couple for reasons why your teacher’s playing always sounds better than yours… (after that I will explain why it’s in your advantage)
Lots of students tense up when they need to use weight and stop wiping over the strings.
In this video I solve the tension issue and show you have to create a beautiful tone by playing relaxed.
In an exercise I will teach you how to play with weight.
Do you enjoy these videos?
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My free workshop ‘Weight vs Pressure’. In it I share the secrets of the great players to playing effortlessly with a beautiful tone.