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Tips for Choosing and Buying a Violin Bow

Buying a violin bow can be as dizzying as buying a violin itself. There are so many options and so many price ranges, it’s hard to know where to begin and what’s...

How Much Does a Good Violin Cost?

When shopping for a new violin, it can be overwhelming to make a decision with so many options amongst so many price ranges. There are so many factors to consider, including the...

How to Tell if a Violin is Good Quality

These days, it’s easy to find a Stradivarius sticker slapped inside any violin and this may seem like an indicator of good quality. This couldn’t be further from the truth.

Renting vs Buying a Violin: How to Decide?

It can be overwhelming to know which direction to turn when looking for a beginner violin. Not only are there many options to choose from, but there is also...

How Does the Weather Affect Your Violin?

When the seasons change, have you ever noticed that the doors in the house tend to open and close slightly differently? When humidity and temperatures change, wood expands...

Violin Care & Maintenance Tips for Beginners

In the excitement of learning to play the violin, it’s very easy to forget one of the most important lessons - how to take care of your violin! Many...

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Tips for Choosing and Buying a Violin Bow

Buying a violin bow can be as dizzying as buying a violin itself. There are so many options and so many price...

20 Easy Pop Songs to Learn on the Violin

When learning the violin, you might feel like you spend all of your time learning technique and “academic” music - scales, etudes,...

Ways to Get Out of the Practice Room

Could you imagine a baseball player who only practiced in a batting cage but never played a game? What about a musician...

Tips to Improve Violin Tone

Tone is basically the quality of sound that you produce. “Bad tone” is all too familiar - the scratchy, dull violin sound...

Tips for Improving Intonation

Nothing could be more frustrating than being told by teachers and peers that you “need to improve intonation,” without really being taught...