Category: Blog

Can You Learn Violin On Your Own?

It is possible to learn the violin on your own, but it may be more difficult than learning with a teacher. A teacher or a school can provide guidance, feedback, and direction, which can be especially valuable if you are starting as a beginner. A teacher will also provide a sense of accountability and motivation, […]

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Am I Too Old to Learn the Violin?

NO, you're not too old to learn! It's a common misconception that learning a new skill, such as playing the violin, becomes more difficult as people get older.

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Violin Classes Online

Online violin classes have become increasingly popular in recent years, offering a convenient and flexible way for students to learn the instrument. These classes can be taken from anywhere with an internet connection and are often more affordable than in-person lessons.

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This Week at ViolinSchool (Week 1, January 2023)

Happy New Year and welcome to ViolinSchool's Programs in 2023! Live classes start again this Thursday, the 5th of January, and Saturday classes begin again next week on the 14th of January. You can find the full updated schedule on our website, in the 'live' section. Remember, you can take part in our live classes […]

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Learn Violin Online for Beginners

Learning to play the violin can be a very rewarding and fulfilling experience, and new technologies make it easier than ever to learn online. Online violin lessons for beginners are a convenient and cost-effective way to start learning the instrument.

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How To Get Started With The Violin

How To Get Started With The Violin Everything you need to know before you start to play Get set up ... in the best possible way!

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How To Teach Yourself Violin

Learning to play the violin can be a challenging and rewarding experience, but it can also be difficult to know where to start if you're teaching yourself. Here are some tips to help you get started: Start with the basics. Before you begin playing music, make sure you understand the parts of the violin and […]

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We're Having Some Work Done!

It's time for a refresh! We're updating www.ViolinSchool.com today, so you may notice some changes to the menus, courses, and library pages. We'll be cleaning out and updating the library and the online lessons, and a few things are moving around ... if you can't find what you're looking for, please try again later! [email protected]

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On the Straight and Narrow

Download the sheet music for this exercise from the ViolinSchool library at: https://www.violinschool.com/library/on-the-straight-and-narrow/ This exercise helps you to avoid going out of tune when moving your finger from one string to the next. As we move the first finger towards the E string, it becomes slightly more curved, which can create a tendency to play […]

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Spring Show: Saturday 2nd April

This year's Spring Show will be hosted at our London school at 5pm London time (4pm UTC) on Saturday 2nd April. Although we won't be livestreaming this time (remote participants will be on Zoom as usual), we are recording the event and highlights will be released on YouTube afterwards. There will be performances by groups […]

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Week 10: 21st to 26th March 2022

Welcome to Week 10! This week is the final week of the New Year Term. All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here Saturday classes are live in London - email us if you'd like to visit in person! Class content is representative and always subject […]

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Summer Term Earlybird Closes Today!

Last chance to save up to $70 / £50 on Violin Course and Term Pass registrations If you’re already familiar with what we do at ViolinSchool, now is the best time to sign up for the summer term! Until the end of the day today, you can save on all Violin Course and Term Pass […]

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Week 9: 14th to 19th March 2022

Welcome to Week 9! Check back soon for links to class content. All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here Saturday classes are live in London - email us if you'd like to visit in person! Class content is representative and always subject to change. Tuesday […]

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Week 8: Live Schedule (7th to 12th March 2022)

Welcome to Week 8! Check back soon for links to class content. All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here Saturday classes are live in London - email us if you'd like to visit in person! Class content is representative and always subject to change. Tuesday […]

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Week 7: Live Schedule (27th February to 5th March 2022)

Welcome to Week 7! Check back soon for links to class content. All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here Saturday classes are live in London - email us if you'd like to visit in person! Class content is representative and always subject to change. Tuesday […]

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Live Music In London Every Saturday!

Did you know, the London school is now hosting live music every Saturday evening during term time? From 7pm each Saturday evening during term time, live at The Grosvenor in Central London, our new live music venue! Each week, there's live music from a featured violinist, pianist or guitarist. It's followed by a jam session […]

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Week 6: Live Schedule (21st to 26th February 2022)

Welcome to Week 6 - the second half of the New Year Term! Check back soon for links to class content. All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here Saturday classes are live in London - email us if you'd like to visit in person! Class […]

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Week 5: Live Schedule (7th-12th February 2022)

Welcome to Week 5 of the New Year Term! Check back from Tuesday for links to class content. This is the final week before half term (Please note: there are no live classes between 13th and 22nd January). All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here […]

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Audacious Arpeggios!

These arpeggios are audacious indeed as they move between different major and minor keys. Keep the string crossings nice and smooth and watch out for the accidentals!

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Week 4: Live Schedule (30th January-5th February 2022)

Welcome to Week 4 of the New Year Term! Check back from Tuesday for links to class content. All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here Saturday classes are live in London - email us if you'd like to visit in person! Class content is representative […]

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Live Schedule (24th-29th January 2022)

This is Week 3 of the New Year Term! We introduce the first new Saturday options this week, for violinists who have completed Course D already. All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here Saturday classes are live in London - email us if you'd like […]

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Live Schedule (17th-22nd January 2022)

This is Week 2 of the New Year Term! Our new Tuesday Course A starts this week, at 7pm UTC. All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here Saturday classes are live in London - email us if you'd like to visit in person! Tuesday 18th […]

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Live Schedule (10th-15th January 2022)

Term begins this week (10th January). We have additional Fundamentals classes taking place this week, including How to Get Started and How to Tune on Monday, Violin Fundamentals 1 and 2 on Wednesday. All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here Saturday classes are live in […]

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New! 1-Month Trial Pass for New Learners

The best way to get a sense for all the different things that happen at ViolinSchool is just to jump in and take part! Therefore, we're delighted to introduce a new 1-Month Trial Pass for violinists new to ViolinSchool. Join us for a month, and come along to whichever classes and events you'd like to! […]

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Live Schedule (3rd-8th January)

Tem begins next week (10th January), and all of this week we're running Pre-Term check-ins, plus some Fundamentals sessions for first-time learners. Come and join us! All times are UTC (currently the same as London time) - convert to your time zone here Saturday classes are live in London - email us if you'd like […]

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