Category: Violin

Lindsey Stirling Interview

The Rhythmic Realm of Lindsey Stirling: An Exclusive Interview

The Unyielding Spirit of Lindsey Stirling In the realm of music and performance, few artists captivate audiences quite like Lindsey Stirling. From her electrifying violin performances to her intricate dance routines, Stirling is a symphony of talent, merging classical with contemporary in a blaze of dynamic showmanship. With multiple chart—topping albums, a fanbase that stretches […]

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History of the Violin

The violin is an important instrument in innumerable musical genres and traditions. It has origins dating back over 1,000 years and, for the most part, has existed in its current form for nearly 500 years. Early History The exact origins of bowed string instruments are unclear. There is evidence of bowed string instruments dating back […]

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5 Stocking Stuffer Ideas for Violinists 2020

Do you need to finish your shopping in a hurry? Prefer to avoid the chaos of the malls after Thanksgiving? Whether you got invited to a Christmas party at the last minute or prefer to do your holiday shopping from the comfort of your own home, here are some easy, simple, and useful stocking stuffer […]

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How to Read Violin Music

Learn how to read violin music by starting with basic musical concepts. This includes the musical alphabet, musical notes, treble clef, staff, time signature, and key signature. The violin is a popular instrument that can be learned at any age. Known for its versatile sound, the violin is perfect for orchestra, string quartets, and more. […]

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Violin Music Must Have

New Musician Must-Haves: Violin

So, your child has made the exciting choice to learn to play the violin. You have bought the instrument, but what do you need to do next? There are some important violin accessories that they will need to make the enjoyable journey into the world of the violin. These accessories should help their learning to […]

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Changing Violin Strings

Changing Violin Strings: A Beginner’s Guide

One reason that parents often encourage their children to learn to play an instrument is that it provides a great opportunity to learn about responsibility. Owning a violin is a big responsibility, especially for children who are just starting to learn to play. There’s a lot to know about the proper care and maintenance of […]

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Violin Rental vs. Purchase: Which is Right for You?

Renting a Violin vs. Purchasing: Which is Right for You?

Many parents with a young, excited musician often struggle with one thing: does purchasing or renting a violin make more sense, at least initially? Many parents opt for renting a violin, with the logic being that their son or daughter may eventually lose interest in the instrument. Others are concerned that their child will grow […]

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Violin Upgrade

When Is it Time to Upgrade from a Student to an Intermediate Violin?

If your child has been learning to play the violin using a student or beginner model for some time, you may be wondering if it’s the right time to upgrade to an intermediate violin. Before you make that purchase, however, there are several things for you to consider. First, is your child ready to upgrade […]

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Violin Care

Violin Care & Maintenance: Tips & Advice

Due to its small size, the violin is a fragile instrument that requires careful attention and proper maintenance to remain in peak playing condition. Those who skip cleanings or otherwise don’t maintain their violin can expect a degradation in sound and costly repairs down the line. Whether you’re brand new to the instrument or simply […]

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Violin Common Mistakes

Common Mistakes Made By New Violinists

Between proper posture and music theory, learning to play the violin can be quite a challenge. Any time you learn a new skill, whether it be at home or in the classroom, you will probably make mistakes. After all, mistakes are a normal part of the learning process and, as long as they don’t become […]

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