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What’s the Hardest Violin Piece? 5 of the Most Difficult Pieces for Violin

January 14, 2023
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Have you ever wondered what the hardest violin piece is? No matter what levels we play at, it's fun to watch the professionals play things we've never even dreamed of. As violin virtuosity has grown, professional violinists and composers have tested the limits and created music that's so technically demanding that it's almost unfathomable! Throughout [...]

10 Violin Finger Exercises for Beginners – Give Your Playing a Boost!

January 14, 2023
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Today I'm sharing with you violin finger exercises for beginners to help strengthen your muscles and improve your progress, even as a beginner. If you've just recently started learning to play the violin, you might think your hands are too stiff. They may not move fast enough, or in the right ways. The violin exercises [...]

6 Advanced Violin Exercises for Intermediate Violinists

December 22, 2022
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Learn my favorite advanced violin exercises for intermediate violinists looking to improve their technique. If you've been playing the violin for a few years and have practiced with dedication, then you may want to learn some advanced techniques and skills to boost your playing. Today I'm sharing six of my favorite advanced violin exercises that [...]

5 Essential Violin Exercises for Beginners [Free Sheet Music]

November 22, 2022
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Today I’m sharing with you five essential violin exercises for beginners. If you’ve already worked on the four exercises I shared in part 1, 4 Essential Violin Exercises for Beginners, give these new ones a try to practice different sets of techniques. These are helpful warm-up exercises for intonation, common finger patterns we see in [...]