We can guide you, but practice will make you unbeatable. Let’s make you better than the best with these five tips for beginning violinists.
Holocaust Survivor Donates Violin to the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation which collects second-hand instruments for students in under-funded music programs.
Violinist Plays During Surgery. Roger Frisch played his instrument while undergoing brain surgery for tremors that were affecting his ability to play.
Mark O’Connor is one of the most well-known and respected violinists in the world. Watch the video of Mark O’Connors performing ‘Boil ’em Cabbage Down’
Cellist, composer, inventor, and instrument restorer DaVid Pineda-Huezo has created two products to help keep string instruments and their bows in tip-top shape.
This book of 37 violin solos with piano accompaniment contains favorites like “Air on the G String” (Bach), “La Serenata” (Braga)… It included accompaniment CDs have tempo adjustment software to slow them down for learning.
This from Magic Fluke Cricket features wood neck and fingerboard mounted on a plastic body. Just launched this year, Cricket is a durable, versatile travel instrument for seasoned violinists, or a great starter instrument for beginners. Its three-way adjustable chin and shoulder rest has a unique design that allows comfortable playablity. “Because plastics can be engineered to have properties close to wood, acoustics can be very similar and in some cases enhanced,” says Dale Webb, Cricket designer and owner/founder of Magic Fluke.