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The Fourth Position on the Violin – Easy Guide

January 17, 2022
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The fourth violin position is a valuable tool when playing scales and orchestral repertoire. The third position may already feel so high up that you don’t want to think about anything that is even higher. Certainly the fourth position has some difficulty and it’s not for beginners, but by mastering it, you have another valuable [...]

What Is the Range of a Violin – Q&A

January 11, 2022
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“Range” in music, when talking about an instrument’s or a voice’s range, is the distance from the lowest to the highest note. In short, how many notes and at what pitch an instrument can play. If you think of the string instruments from the violin family as a choir, the violin would be the soprano as [...]

22 Best Gift Ideas for Violinists in 2022

December 18, 2021
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Are you looking to purchase the perfect gift for a special violinist in your life or a violin teacher you know? Lucky for you, you won’t have to look any further because I have put together my recommended violin gifts. Getting violin-related gifts is great because they are thoughtful and personalized to their hobbies. The [...]

How to Improve Your Stage Presence

December 17, 2021
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Tips for how to counter stage fright and have an energetic stage presence Have you ever been to a concert where you loved the music but didn't find it easy to connect to the performer due to boring or awkward stage presence? Having a good stage presence is a crucial skill for all violinists to [...]