Polls Archive

Which of these techniques do you find the most troublesome to learn?

  • Vibrato (51%, 911 Votes)
  • Bowing (19%, 336 Votes)
  • Intonation (16%, 291 Votes)
  • Rhythm (8%, 149 Votes)
  • Dynamics (6%, 85 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,772

Start Date: November 5, 2014 @ 9:33 pm
End Date: No Expiry

At what time of the day do you most often practice?

  • It differs like crazy. (31%, 368 Votes)
  • In the early evening. (23%, 271 Votes)
  • In the afternoon. (19%, 229 Votes)
  • Late at night. (15%, 181 Votes)
  • In the morning. (13%, 150 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,086

Start Date: September 30, 2014 @ 8:32 pm
End Date: No Expiry

How far would you travel to see your favorite "violinist(s)" play in person?

  • anywhere I could afford to go (57%, 1,013 Votes)
  • up to 50 miles (13%, 228 Votes)
  • Won't travel at all (12%, 207 Votes)
  • up to 100 miles (11%, 188 Votes)
  • up to 250 miles (4%, 72 Votes)
  • up to 500 miles (3%, 70 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,778

Start Date: June 13, 2014 @ 10:04 am
End Date: No Expiry

What type of bow are you using? Check all that apply

  • Cheap Brazilwood (24%, 80 Votes)
  • Cheap Carbon fiber (22%, 73 Votes)
  • Expensive Pernambuco (14%, 47 Votes)
  • Cheap Pernambuco (12%, 41 Votes)
  • Expensive Carbon Fiber (11%, 37 Votes)
  • Old Pernambuco (10%, 35 Votes)
  • Carbon Composite (6%, 21 Votes)

Total Voters: 242

Start Date: April 18, 2014 @ 9:45 am
End Date: No Expiry

Do you use a shoulder-rest?

  • I'm happy with my shoulder-rest. (49%, 656 Votes)
  • I'm not using one and it feels great. (14%, 190 Votes)
  • I am considering learning to play without one. (11%, 152 Votes)
  • My neck is far too long to even consider not using one. (10%, 140 Votes)
  • I'm not using one but I can't relax. (9%, 117 Votes)
  • I tried it but it didn't work for me. (6%, 83 Votes)

Total Voters: 1,240

Start Date: September 14, 2013 @ 10:16 am
End Date: No Expiry