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July 15, 2020
Weekly Practice Sessions (on Zoom) start today!

A massive need for online classes has emerged during the pandemic. That seems set to continue, so from today, ViolinSchool is introducing weekly practice sessions on Zoom!

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June 17, 2020
New Coaching Program

We're delighted to announce the NEW ViolinSchool Coaching Program, which is now open for registration for the Autumn (Fall) Term through December. Click here to find out more!

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June 15, 2020
Ragtime (Multi-Level) - performed by the Carducci Quartet

Did you know, we now publish multi-level ensemble repertoire for strings? These scores allow players of different experience levels to play together! Here's 'Ragtime', performed exclusively for ViolinSchool by the Carducci Quartet!

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June 13, 2020
Ode to Joy by Beethoven: New Backing Track & Score / Chord Sheet

A violin part, piano accompaniment part, chord sheet, and backing track for Beethoven's Ode to Joy (in D Major).

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June 11, 2020
Big Black Beetle (Duet)

A stag beetle playing a violin! No, two stag beetles playing the violin! Here's a lovely-but-slightly-scary violin duet ... good for Beginner violinists, Level 1 and above!

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June 9, 2020
New Backing Tracks & Frère Jacques

ViolinSchool's new backing tracks are available for MP3 download or in the interactive notation player. Frère Jacques is one of our first new recordings - play along with the recording whilst following the sheet music!

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June 7, 2020
Online Beginner Violin Class

We're excited to announce that our ever-popular Beginner Violin Class is now available online! You can start playing the violin - from your own home! - in just 2 hours. Click here to find out more ...

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June 6, 2020
How To Get Started As a Beginner Violinist

ViolinSchool's new Beginner setup process will help you with all the questions you'll have when starting to play violin ... How do you find the right violin? Do you need to read music? What's the quickest way of learning to play your favourite tune?

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June 4, 2020
Does Your Metronome Hate You?

Here's a clapping game that will help you to stop rushing when using a metronome by 'subdividing' the notes ... follow along with Simon from ViolinSchool as you clap and play the notes ... exactly in time with the beat!

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June 3, 2020
Finger Pattern 1

How do you learn where to place your fingers on the violin? One of the easiest and quickest ways to learn how to get the right notes is by learning FINGER PATTERNS. Here's Finger Pattern 1 ...

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June 1, 2020
ViolinSchool - New Curriculum, Courses and Coursebooks

for Learners, Parents, Teachers and Schools ... Today we're announcing a major upgrade to our curriculum, several new courses, and a series of new coursebooks, which will be available to pre-order from late June 2020.

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May 2, 2020
To The Greenwood

This delightful traditional song in the key of C, often known as 'Come Follow Me', can be played as a round, with each player starting at a different time.

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May 1, 2020
How To Find What You Need In The ViolinSchool Library

To help you find what you need as quickly and easily as possible, we have added new 'filters' to the ViolinSchool library. You can now browse by Level, Composer, or Instrumentation, or by the Type of resource that you'd like to look at.

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April 23, 2020
ViolinSchool London: Summer 2020

An update from our Director about plans for the London school during Summer Term 2020.

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April 17, 2020
London School: Summer Term Update

We are revising our plan for the Summer Term at ViolinSchool London, in line with new UK Government guidelines and lockdown extensions. Here are the latest updates.

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April 12, 2020
New Video: Happy Campers, Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, Frère Jacques - Beginner A - ViolinSchool - Easter 2020

Tonight at 7pm London time, we are premiering this Term's debut performace from Course A. Click here to watch the video - featuring NEW arrangements of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star and Frère Jacques!

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April 11, 2020
Easter 2020 - First Video Premieres Easter Sunday, 12th April!

The first Easter e-Concert videos, featuring Beginner Course A and the Children's Course will premiere on Easter Sunday, 12th April, on ViolinSchool's YouTube channel.

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April 9, 2020
How To Record Your Part For A Virtual Ensemble Or Virtual Orchestra

Here are 10 really useful tips for getting the best results when recording your part for a virtual violin ensemble or orchestra...

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April 7, 2020
VIDEO: Bring Me Sunshine!

Last week, ViolinSchool's Caroline Lumsden sent out a call for performances of 'Bring Me Sunshine' ... here's the final video!

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March 25, 2020
Bring me Sunshine!

ViolinSchool's Caroline Lumsden is gathering a Virtual Orchestra today, to perform Bring Me Sunshine for British TV tomorrow. You can be part of it!

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March 24, 2020
URGENT SUPPORT FOR LEARNERS, STRING TEACHERS & SCHOOLS

Through ViolinSchool Teacher Services, we are rapidly rolling out a support service and suite of digital resources to help Learners, Teachers and Schools. Please stay tuned for further updates...

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March 23, 2020
Change Is An Opportunity

Imagine if all across the world, we use this time to reinvent who we are. To bring all the most important parts of our lives to the fore. To put human things first.

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March 17, 2020
COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Response Plan - ViolinSchool [UPDATED]

To avoid any disruption to your learning, ViolinSchool has prepared a robust continuity plan for the school's operations during the current pandemic. Here are the latest updates.

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March 11, 2020
Online Class Times

We're pleased to introduce a new listing of Online Class Time listings. You'll find all of ViolinSchool's upcoming LIVE online classes on this page.

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February 24, 2020
ViolinSchool Online Courses

We are starting to roll out our updated online courses this week, and will be onboarding existing learners and members in the coming days. Enrolment for new learners will be […]

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