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Developing Musicianship

When playing any musical instrument (such as the violin or viola) it is good to start developing...
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How to Explore Repertoire

Many people choose to play an instrument because they like the sound of learning something new...
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The Love of Music

Those of us who have sometimes wished to play a musical instrument must all have a reason for...
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Short Essay On Performing and Practice Techniques

‘How do your objectives as a performer inform and shape your practice technique?’ There are...

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    Professional violinist with 10 years experience in teaching both children and adults of all experience levels, including exam preparations. I developed over the years a creative method to make children explore music through colours and imagination
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    I am an ex-London professional violinist who is passionate about the violin - and enthusiastic about sharing my knowledge and expertise with other budding violinists. I'm also an experienced pianist and piano accompanist.
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    Hello! I'm an experienced music teacher, specialising in Violin, Viola and Piano. I understand that every student is unique and so tailor lessons to suit each student. I teach students of all ages helping them fulfill their potential.
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    Im a vivacious and passionate musician. Not only do I love to play, but I love sharing it, and teaching is the perfect way to do it.
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    With 20 years experience teaching all ages from beginner to advanced, as well as teaching the classical repertoire and technique I also share my knowledge of improvisation and song-writing to assist students to play and compose their own music.
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  • Life Skills Learned From Music Lessons

    Maggie Snow Classical Violin Teacher (South West London) Picture I have been playing violin for as long as I can remember and it wasn't until later in my musical career (when I began teaching) how much I realised music lessons provided so many more benefits that have nothing to do with music at all. Creative and personal expression through music allows...
  • Extraordinary achievements , ambition

    Malcolm Allison Violin Classical Violin Teacher (Guildford) Picture Having started teaching someone who really wanted to play the violin from a young age, I was pretty surprised at this persons comittment and ambition.... the person wanted to dive in at the deep end and start playing quite advanced pieces...although I was doubtful at first I went with it and the...
  • Is There Such A Thing As 'Talent' With The Violin?

    Tabea S Classical Violin Teacher (West London) Picture The question that a lot of parents ask me is, "Is my child talented enough to play the violin?" "Can one learn the skill?" I believe although talent helps a great deal, it only gets you this far and then dedication and motivation plays a bigger role. Violin needs to be enjoyable and rewarding...

 

  • 19th Century Violin Performance Practice

    Helena Szwoch Classical Violin Teacher (North London) Picture An extract from my dissertation titled 'The concept of national schools of violin playing; to what extent is it valid?' Please contact me to read the full work. In The History of the Violin, Edmund van der Straeten notes that up until the nineteenth century the main centre for the violin...
  • The Verdian Pitch

    Gian Marco Sanna Classical Violin Teacher (Kingston upon Thames) Picture Hello everybody. I would like to know what you have been told as young students about tuning to 440hz, and why. I have been told that the pitch rose throughout the years, but after after I have discovered it wasn't true. I can see now there is scientific evidence of different pitches around...
  • Folk Fiddle Vs. Classical Violin Techniques Editor's Pick

    Paul Keeler Folk Fiddle Teacher (Norwich) Picture After reading John Dipper's article on the relation between classical violin and folk playing I found myself thinking more about this and how it related to my experience as a classically trained folk player and teacher. I feel lucky to have had the chance to start learning when I was young, and...