Learn Vibrato on the Violin
Free violin lessons and exercises to learn and improve your vibrato
Vibrato is a learnable skill that makes your violin playing so much more beautiful
Train your pinky and get a beautiful lush fourth finger vibrato on the violin. These tips and exercises are helpful for all pinky problems:
Practice tips for vibrato and a consistent sound in the major part of Chaconne from partita no 2 for solo violin BWV 1004 by JS Bach
So you’ve learned vibrato… and you’ve learned your music… but now your vibrato suddenly fails!? Here are some practice tips:
Did you try hard to get the lush vibrato sound you desire? Do you still struggle to create an expressive vibrato?
Are these mistakes holding YOU back from a beautiful vibrato? Learn vibrato the right way and express yourself in beautiful music on the violin:
This short video is filled with exercises to learn a beautiful vibrato on the violin. Learn to express yourself on the violin:
Are these myths getting in the way of developing a beautiful vibrato?
Watch this video to learn what you should NOT strive for in vibrato:
In this video I show you exactly how to do vibrato on the violin and how YOU can learn and improve
With close up and slow motion footage I share do’s and don’ts
In this episode I comment on a video sent in by a viewer who wants to improve her vibrato as a beginner violinist and create a beautiful sound on the violin
You can do these silent vibrato exercises on the road and on holiday. You can practice your vibrato wherever and whenever you want without your violin and without making sound.
A lot of violinists struggle with vibrato with the first finger specifically. There is a trick to make a beautiful vibrato with your first finger, but you need to forget something you’ve learned about violin hold.
If you can already do trills well, these can be a key to learning vibrato. The movement in your left hand is similar if you perform your trill with a relaxed wrist.
This video is about how to practice your vibrato without moving your violin or viola. Lots of people can’t wait to learn vibrato, because it makes your tone so much more beautiful than without. Once you have learned vibrato it’s easy breezy, but to learn vibrato is...
Bernard writes... “I can use my pinky pretty confidently, but I have to avoid it on longer notes. Sometimes I have trouble getting a pretty vibrato sound with my fourth finger. It’s odd, because sometimes I get a good vibrato, but sometimes it sounds dead. Could you...
Peter asks: could you make a video about vibrato in high positions? Sure! How to use vibrato in higher positions? In high positions there are three differences versus normal vibrato: the proportion vs the string length the position of your hand the freedom of movement...
Lam asks: I have seen many soloists like Silvia Marcovici who has a wide vibrato and Hilary Hahn who has a much narrower vibrato. Please make a video on whether to have a wide or narrow vibrato. Should I have a narrow or a wide vibrato? The vibrato is one of the...
Are you confused by the three types of vibrato? How can you pick between these three types and develop your very own vibrato style? Today I got a question about vibrato: Hi Zlata, I am a new viewer. I am having trouble with my vibrato. I sometimes switch between arm...
In this episode I comment on a video sent in by a viewer who wants to improve her vibrato as a beginner violinist I’ll teach you how to loosen up your wrist, so you can create a beautiful sounding vibrato and control it’s tempo tarting with vibrato A lot of students...
Would you like to learn vibrato on the violin? Watch this video with 5 exercises that DO get you the beautiful vibrato you want on the violin. Just trying to imitate other violinists or violists is NOT the way to learn vibrato. Where to start learning vibrato? Just...