Violin tone

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 that is, as some would say, not unlike a cat dying. Good tone is the sweet, resonant sound that is pleasing and inviting to the listener. Luckily, there … Read More

Playing violin and improving intonation

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 how to do this. Hearing proper intonation is something that is developed over many years of practice, but only if you actually integrate intonation awareness into your daily … Read More