The ViolinSchool Blog

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...

The ViolinSchool Summer Concert is now streaming live on Facebook! Join us here: https://www.facebook.com/violinschool/ The second half of the livestream featuring the Violin Ensembles and The Violin Orchestra will now begin at 3.45pm London time. Tune in at 3.45pm this afternoon to hear THE VIOLIN ORCHESTRA! Here's the...

The violins are out! The soundchecks are underway! And in just a couple of hours from now, the Violin Orchestra will be performing live here in London for all to hear! Join us from 2pm London time to hear all the ViolinSchool students perform their solos, or 3.20pm for...

We're pleased to announce that ViolinSchool's annual Summer Webcast will take place live from London at 2pm (London time) on Saturday 1st July. [caption id="attachment_42722" align="alignright" width="300"] Image: Mike Quinn (CC BY-SA 2.0)[/caption] The Violin Orchestra will be performing at Whitefield's Tabernacle on Tottenham Court Road, in the main hall of...

Our awesome Two-Finger Scales provide a serious workout for your left hand! Each of these super-shifting-scales will help you get your left hand moving smoothly between different positions - in the key of your choice. The 3rd and 4th fingers of the left hand benefit particularly...

We're pleased to introduce an all-new feature on ViolinSchool.com - Five Minute Workouts! These great little exercises came about when one of our London learners kept running out of practice time each week because his crazy-busy job in the City of London meant that he barely had...