Violin Practice Tips

Violin Practice Tips from Itzhak Perlman We want to share these violin practice tips from one of the greatest modern violinists.  Be sure to watch his video at the link below.  This link has several other

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Violin Practice Tips from Itzhak Perlman We want to share these violin practice tips from one of the greatest modern violinists.  Be sure to watch his video at the link below.  This link has several other

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Make My Violin Sound Better

How To: Make My Violin Sound Better Tips for your Violin: Install good quality new strings.  Most student violins have inexpensive or worn out strings.  Try a set of Thomastick-Infeld Dominant Strings, or a brand recommended

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How To: Make My Violin Sound Better Tips for your Violin: Install good quality new strings.  Most student violins have inexpensive or worn out strings.  Try a set of Thomastick-Infeld Dominant Strings, or a brand recommended

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How to change violin strings yourself

How to change violin strings – start with good quality violin strings.  How to change violin strings begins with choosing new strings. Thomastik Dominant 4/4 Size Violin Strings may be the single most popular string in use

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How to change violin strings – start with good quality violin strings.  How to change violin strings begins with choosing new strings. Thomastik Dominant 4/4 Size Violin Strings may be the single most popular string in use

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Violin Cost – how much should I spend?

Violin Cost: how much should I plan to spend? Violin Cost – there is a violin for every budget.  Violin outfits start around $50.  Is that a good value?  Should you spend more?  What do I

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Violin Cost: how much should I plan to spend? Violin Cost – there is a violin for every budget.  Violin outfits start around $50.  Is that a good value?  Should you spend more?  What do I

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How to find a good Old Violin

How to find a good Old Violin Old Violin hunting is a bit like treasure hunting.  We probably look at over 1,000 violins for each one we purchase.  Here are some of the criteria we

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How to find a good Old Violin Old Violin hunting is a bit like treasure hunting.  We probably look at over 1,000 violins for each one we purchase.  Here are some of the criteria we

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Violin Care and Maintenance

Violin Care Do’s, Don’ts, Problems & Maintenance VIOLIN CARE DOs: Do get new strings at least once per year.  Use good strings – they will make even a cheap violin sound better.  Thomastik Dominant strings

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Violin Care Do’s, Don’ts, Problems & Maintenance VIOLIN CARE DOs: Do get new strings at least once per year.  Use good strings – they will make even a cheap violin sound better.  Thomastik Dominant strings

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How to buy a Violin Bow

How To Select A Violin Bow First: How much should I spend on a violin bow? This may surprise you: 30% to 50% of your violin value should go to the bow.  For example, if

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How To Select A Violin Bow First: How much should I spend on a violin bow? This may surprise you: 30% to 50% of your violin value should go to the bow.  For example, if

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How to Buy Violin

How to Buy Violin – a consumer guide Buying a violin can be intimidating.  Hopefully this guide will help make the process easier and more comfortable for you.  Here are the steps to help you

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How to Buy Violin – a consumer guide Buying a violin can be intimidating.  Hopefully this guide will help make the process easier and more comfortable for you.  Here are the steps to help you

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Why Your Child Needs a Better Violin

I am amazed that parents will spend a fortune on private lessons, or sports, or electronics for their kids…but seem to think that a $300 – $800 Chinese violin is all they need to graduate

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I am amazed that parents will spend a fortune on private lessons, or sports, or electronics for their kids…but seem to think that a $300 – $800 Chinese violin is all they need to graduate

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