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Violin Illusions

You know you’re addicted to the violin when you start seeing them everywhere! Source: Remote Image

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Managing Humidity the Violinists Way

Once you get past the starter instrument stage and start spending a bit more on quality instruments, you want to ensure you are doing everything you can to make them last. A silent and sneaky culprit to instrument damage comes … Continue reading

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Basic Bow How-To

Choosing a bow can be a baffling process if you’re not armed with a little knowledge before entering a music shop. Below you’ll find a basic ‘how-to’ for the different bow materials and a checklist of a few basic things … Continue reading

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Making The Most Of What’s Avaliable – Free Resources

Let’s face it, most musicians are not going to be hitting the Forbes Billionaires List anytime soon. Unless you’re one of the rare exceptions, a trust fund baby, or happen to have a very lucrative “day job”, finding the cash … Continue reading

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Give Your Fingers A Break

So, you’ve been playing the violin for a while now and despite many hours of practice you’ve noticed that your fingers tire so much more quickly than your stringy friends’? Does it feel like you have to force the strings … Continue reading

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