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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.

Check out our Beginner Tuition at https://www.violinschool.com/beginner/ or our Saturday intermediate/advanced 'ViolinHubs' at... http://violinschool.com/violinhub/

We look forward to seeing you soon! (Any Questions? Call us on 020 3051 0080 or email support@violinschool.com)

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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…/

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!
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Increase your flexibility and get ready to play more easily with these hand and finger exercises! Here's Setareh's most recent video, explaining how to warm up the hands and fingers before starting to play or practise the violin.
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Learn how Susan's 'Temple of Violin Playing' can help you simplify your learning! https://www.violinschool.com/the-devils-in-the-detail/

The learning process never stops because there are so many layers of complexity in violin-playing. Each layer reveals more, and richer possibilities for musical expression. At the same time, you don’t want to get so wrapped up in the detail of one particular technique or...
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ViolinSchool's offline School in London, UK offers violin tuition and events throughout the year. Learn about our Courses, Classes, Coaching, Ensembles and Violin Orchestra! http://london.violinschool.com/

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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…/

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! Click here to download Mind the Gap from the ViolinSchool Library!    Take an...
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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…/

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! Click here to download Ups and Downs from the ViolinSchool Library!    Take an Online...
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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…/

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ViolinSchool's Digital Library is the ultimate toolbox for improving your violin practice! Get instant access to hundreds of music sheets, scales, technical exercises, workouts, music theory training, practice tools, a glossary, and much more! http://ed.gr/hiym

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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…/

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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.

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In this fascinating new video from Wired magazine, pianist Jacob Collier explains the concept of harmony to musicians of 5 different ages / experience levels: The thing is, a deep instinctive (and analytical) understanding of harmony can be an extraordinary tool for realising the emotions...
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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…/

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! Click here to download Time for a...
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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…/

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In the UK? Thinking of trying the violin? Our new BEGINNER VIOLIN CLASS dates for January to March are now available! Come and learn the basics of violin-playing in just THREE hours... you don't need to read music, and we can even provide a violin!
https://www.violinschool.com/beginner/

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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…/

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! Click here to download Firewalk from the ViolinSchool Library!    Take...
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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…/

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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…/

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