ViolinSchoolSchool in London, United Kingdom
Summer Term is about to begin at ViolinSchool London! Violin Classes, Courses and Lessons for all ages/levels are available in Westminster, SW1.
First-Time Players / Beginner Violinists can join our Thursday evening or Saturday morning courses (Level B now available!). And for more advanced players, we run 'ViolinHub' sessions on Saturday afternoons.
We look forward to seeing you soon! (Any Questions? Call us on 020 3051 0080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Improve your Rhythm and Note Reading on the Violin! ... Get to know the open strings of the violin, and how it feels and sounds to play on them. Then practice rhythms with our piece 'Traffic Lights', to get you playing in time on the violin!... https://www.violinschool.com/how-to-improve-your-rhythm-an…/
Learn how Susan's 'Temple of Violin Playing' can help you simplify your learning! https://www.violinschool.com/the-devils-in-the-detail/
Mind the Gap – New Sheet Music [Open Strings]: Take a trip on the London Underground … and Mind the Gap! Use the station names to play the rhythms on an open string, and then try it with different stations! https://www.violinschool.com/mind-the-gap-open-strings-she…/
What goes up must come down! Aim for fluid, graceful arm motions and land the bow smoothly onto the string. Make nice big circles with your arm during the rests! https://www.violinschool.com/ups-downs-new-sheet-music-ope…/
Hobnob the Goblin – New Sheet Music [Open Strings]: Oo-er! Who goes there?! Make sure you get all the rhythms right or Hobnob the Goblin will chide you! There’s nothing Hobnob loves more than chiding! https://www.violinschool.com/hobnob-the-goblin-open-string…/
The Big Match – New Sheet Music [Open Strings]: This classic football rhythm is chanted at matches by fans all over the world. Use it to practise your ‘pizzicato’ technique, then try playing it with the bow as well! https://www.violinschool.com/the-big-match-open-strings-sh…/
A deep understanding of harmony can be an extraordinary tool for communicating emotion through music. In this fascinating new video from Wired magazine, pianist Jacob Collier explains harmony to musicians of 5 different ages / experience levels.
Um cha cha … Um cha cha … Join us for a waltz, a delightful dance in triple time … try to feel the pattern of three beats - strong-weak-weak - in each bar … Um cha cha! https://www.violinschool.com/time-waltz-new-sheet-music-op…/
Bread and Butter Pudding – New Sheet Music [Open Strings]: Whisk together lots of scrumptious 8th notes (quavers) and 16th notes (semiquavers) to create a delicious performance of this sweet treat of a piece! https://www.violinschool.com/bread-and-butter-pudding-open…/
Firewalk – New Sheet Music [Open Strings]: Ooh! … Ow! … Oh! … Ouch! … Oof! … Owwww! Not for the faint-hearted … see if you can make it to the end of each line, dancing along the scorching hot stave! https://www.violinschool.com/firewalk-new-sheet-music-open…/
Slice and Dice – New Sheet Music [Open Strings]: Chop up the semibreves into minims, crotchets and quavers (whole notes into halves, quarters, and eighths). Watch out for your fingers … eek … you’ll need those! https://www.violinschool.com/slice-and-dice-open-strings-s…/
Full Circle – New Sheet Music [Open Strings]: Play with whole bows and then, during the rests, make nice big circles with the bow in the air. This will really help you to get used to the feel of the bow. https://www.violinschool.com/full-circle-open-strings-shee…/