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Does your bow bounce when you don’t want it to? These 4 tips can help you achieve a smoother more desirable bowing technique. 1) Pulling the bow rather than pushing it – with flexible fingers. 2) Keeping the instrument a … Continue reading
Join the forum discussion on this post Violin Exercises without playing – Quiet practice These exercises are quiet exercises that you can do, some with the violin and some without, when your friends or family are sleeping, or you are … Continue reading
This video will show you how to tune a violin. Give you some tips that will help you find the right pitch between strings. Continue reading
This video will show you how to change strings on your violin. It’s always a good idea to change strings on your violin often enough that you both get a good sound and avoid the risk of breakage during performances. … Continue reading
This video teaches beginners to play on the violin G-string Continue reading
A simple video describing basic music theory. This describes the basics of time signatures, note lengths and tempo markings. Continue reading
A simple exercise to start off playing the violin after learning to hold the violin and bow. Continue reading
Learn how to draw the bow over the violins strings correctly. Learn to make smooth bow changes and to get a steady sound. Continue reading
Learn how to hold the bow so that bow changes will be as smooth as possible. Get your fingers to act as the hair on a paint brush does. Learn how to make a big sound. Continue reading