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How to Make Your Cheap Violin Sound Better?

April 27, 2021
Do You Want to Make Your Cheap Violin Sound Better? Here are 6 Things You Can Improve, None of Which is Your Technique. When you begin a new hobby, such as learning to play the violin, you sometimes don’t want to or can not invest too much money at the start. Luckily, there are many [...]

Parts of the Violin Bow: A Complete Overview

April 13, 2021
Violins bows are made up of a stick, wood, horse hair, wooden, plastic or carbon parts – all working together to create a “magical wand” with which you can play beautiful violin music! Every violin bow is different, but there are always three fundamental parts: the bow stick, the bow hair, and the frog. In [...]

The 20 Best YouTube Channels to Learn the Violin in 2021

January 27, 2021
Are you looking for the best YouTube Channels to learn the violin online? Look no further! Here's a list of all YouTube channels you need to know about for each situation. Of course, there is no one "best" YouTube channel. It depends on your current learning goals, learning style and personal situation which YouTube channel [...]