The ViolinSchool Blog

Pastime with Good Company, also known as The King's Ballad, is an incredibly catchy English folk song written by none other than King Henry VIII!...

We're delighted to present a brand new website for ViolinSchool London: http://london.violinschool.com/ This new site is separate from our main eLearning platform at www.ViolinSchool.com, and features up to date information about all of our London-based tuition and events, including calendars and booking forms, plus details of our...

Good Old Days is a lyrical, nostalgic melody in the good old key of C major! Think fond memories and play it like you would sing it – smooth and flowing and mellifluous! 🙂...

Many of our learners have told us that they've now made their way through all thirty of our 5 Minute Workouts and, so, we are delighted to present the next ten, nos. 31-40 (and, oo-er, they're starting to get a bit trickier!) :) [gallery columns="4" link="none"...

By popular request, we've made a version of the 1st movement Allegro of "Spring" from The Four Seasons by Antonio Vivaldi - (Concerto No. 1 in E major, Op. 8, RV 269, "La Primavera"). We've transposed it from E major into A major (and made...

Playful Pandas is a great little piece for beginners. We’ve presented it in G, D, and A major to help you get to know these most important keys! Have fun!...

ViolinSchool's just celebrated its fifth birthday (!), and the Violin Orchestra its tenth concert! Here's a video from our recent webcast, recorded in London on Saturday 1st July 2017, featuring The Pimlico Players (a Violin Ensemble made up of ViolinSchool learners) and then The Violin Orchestra. Would you...

Come ride with us on Prokofiev's Troika! :) We've written out the Troika theme, from Sergei Prokofiev's 'Lieutenant Kijé Suite', in G, D, and A major. It's *such* a great tune, perfect for getting to know the major scale (it uses all eight notes of the...