Description: This course is all about getting yourself set up right with the instrument itself! We’ll guide you through the many different options that you will find, and the decisions that you will have to take in order to have the right equipment that will help – not hinder! – your violin-playing.
Duration: 1-2 hours
Objective: Understand the different options for buying or renting a violin, bow and accessories. Review the options that are available to you, and choose an instrument that’s right for you.
Requirement: No experience required.
In this course, you'll learn about:
Parts of the Violin & Bow — Tightening and Loosening the Bow — Violin Strings — Violin and Bow Sizes — Chin Rests — Shoulder Rests — Rosin — Mute and Practice Mute — Violin Cases — Amplification — Electric Violins — Buy or Rent? — Instrument Types — Instrument Quality — Where to find a violin — Testing Violins — Choosing a Bow — The Buying Process — Buying 'Second Hand'