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Are you looking for a fun activity or hobby for your child that doesn’t involve video games? I have an answer that just may end up being music to your ears! Learning to play a musical instrument at a young age can be a very enriching endeavor. Learn more about the benefits of children playing music and how to get them interested.
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Are you looking for a fun activity or hobby for your child that doesn’t involve video games? I have an answer that just may end up being music to your ears! Learning to play a musical instrument at a young age can be a very enriching endeavor. Learn more about the benefits of children playing music and how to get them interested.
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Every music teacher knows that their students aren’t going to get anywhere in their music career without practicing outside of class. It can be frustrating to see kids with great potential struggle to put in the time and effort to improve. You don’t want to be pulling violin strings trying to get your students to practice playing their instrument and sight reading. 

To reduce your stress about your students’ future music careers, here are some tips on how you can positively encourage your students to practice their instruments outside of class. 

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Every music teacher knows that their students aren’t going to get anywhere in their music career without practicing outside of class. It can be frustrating to see kids with great potential struggle to put in the time and effort to improve. You don’t want to be pulling violin strings trying to get your students to practice playing their instrument and sight reading. 

To reduce your stress about your students’ future music careers, here are some tips on how you can positively encourage your students to practice their instruments outside of class. 

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As a beginner violin player, you might be wondering how to tune a violin properly. In this article, we’ll give you a guide and some helpful tips on how to tune your violin using several different methods.
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As a beginner violin player, you might be wondering how to tune a violin properly. In this article, we’ll give you a guide and some helpful tips on how to tune your violin using several different methods.
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A violin without a bow is like a car without wheels. 

Sure, it seems like a simple item, but each component of the bow is crafted with intent and purpose. These separate parts help the others to achieve the ultimate in tone and sound.

Violin bows vary in terms of quality, stiffness, length and materials used, but the bow comes with the three fundamental parts: the bow stick, the bow hair ribbon, and the frog. Learning a bit about the primary parts that make up your bow will help you know what you’re playing with and how to choose the right bow for your playing needs. 

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A violin without a bow is like a car without wheels. 

Sure, it seems like a simple item, but each component of the bow is crafted with intent and purpose. These separate parts help the others to achieve the ultimate in tone and sound.

Violin bows vary in terms of quality, stiffness, length and materials used, but the bow comes with the three fundamental parts: the bow stick, the bow hair ribbon, and the frog. Learning a bit about the primary parts that make up your bow will help you know what you’re playing with and how to choose the right bow for your playing needs. 

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The violin is one of the most beautiful (and one of the most difficult to learn) classical instruments. After all, it’s the instrument that most media uses to indicate how smart someone is. “Oh, they’re in AP classes AND play the violin? That’s Harvard material,” you most certainly hear someone saying somewhere. But what if I told you that learning how to play violin isn’t as impossible as it seems? 

Well, I’ve got great news: It isn’t as impossible as it seems!  

Anyone can learn to play violin! 

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The violin is one of the most beautiful (and one of the most difficult to learn) classical instruments. After all, it’s the instrument that most media uses to indicate how smart someone is. “Oh, they’re in AP classes AND play the violin? That’s Harvard material,” you most certainly hear someone saying somewhere. But what if I told you that learning how to play violin isn’t as impossible as it seems? 

Well, I’ve got great news: It isn’t as impossible as it seems!  

Anyone can learn to play violin! 

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