Violin Discussion Board
Soundpost setting tips, tricks or techniques??
Instruments: Looking for techniques on soundpost setting.
From Marc Metzger 49 replies - Last 2013-12-20 19:52
Correlating Body Type with Shoulder and Chin Rests
Teaching and Pedagogy: Survey to collect data from other violinists regarding their body type and the equipment they use.
From Lora Staples 30 replies - Last 2013-12-20 17:44
Monovision for Musicians? Pros/Cons?
Health: Looking for pros and cons of musicians who have had monovision correction
From carla bosman 9 replies - Last 2013-12-20 15:15
A question about improvement
Technique and Practicing: i feel that i am not improving
From aldrin francisco 8 replies - Last 2013-12-20 13:50
Chin rest and shoulder rest history
Accessories: Question about a source for the history of chin rests and shoulder rests
From Emanuela Lacraru 5 replies - Last 2013-12-20 13:33
Too cold for violin?
Instruments: When is it too cold to play the violin outside?
From Gary Mui 10 replies - Last 2013-12-20 12:24
Retraining the left pinky
Technique and Practicing: Looking for suggestions to retrain a left hand finger placement that has had its own way for years!
From Diane Lovejoy 11 replies - Last 2013-12-20 10:44
when to raise instrument in orchestra
Technique and Practicing: Whenever? Or on specific cue by conductor?
From Polly Butler 15 replies - Last 2013-12-20 07:22
Teaching and Pedagogy: Let's think about some pieces of advice we all heard (about playing and teaching), which at first sounded good but turned out to be hollow.
From oliviu dorian constantinescu 56 replies - Last 2013-12-20 05:28
Sending an S.O.S. from a violinist with A.D.D.
Health: A determined retired woman with A.D.D. wonders if there are other violinists dealing with the disorder, and how it effects their practice habits.
From Charlene Stevens 11 replies - Last 2013-12-20 04:23
Pieces for vibrato work?
Repertoire: Seeking repertoire suggestions for lyrical works emphasizing a rich tone
From Lydia Leong 9 replies - Last 2013-12-20 02:38
Leaving my violin at my apartment
Instruments: at upstate NY, with the cold and dryness...
From JOhn kim 6 replies - Last 2013-12-19 23:41
medieval music course in besalú, northern spain
Repertoire: dear santa ...
From bill kilpatrick 0 replies - Last 2013-12-19 23:37
Not sure which case to buy
Accessories: Cases and choices and my brain can't take them all!
From Skylar Nguyen 6 replies - Last 2013-12-19 20:40
Something a little different... :)
Life in general: Please watch!
From Aditya Chander 5 replies - Last 2013-12-19 15:45
Repertoire: Poll: Obscure Composers
From John Sarkett 46 replies - Last 2013-12-19 15:26
From kypros christoudoulides 2 replies - Last 2013-12-19 15:14
Kréddle Violin Set Up Videos
Technique and Practicing: Approaches to violin and viola set up with a 360º spherically adjustable chin rest.
From Jordan Hayes 17 replies - Last 2013-12-19 13:55
Repertoire: Looking for an obscure work popularized by the late Henryk Szeryng.
From John Craton 5 replies - Last 2013-12-19 13:37
Another violin case thread
Accessories: The absolute best case for around $1200 or less: gewa/accord/musafia/jaeger/weber...so confused!
From enion pelta 1 reply - Last 2013-12-19 09:15
Life in general: This is the true definition of musical genius.
From Smiley Hsu 8 replies - Last 2013-12-19 08:33
Repertoire: i always pictured him as a jolly, florid, oom-pah-pah type figure ...
From bill kilpatrick 1 reply - Last 2013-12-19 08:32
Repertoire: What are the best pieces from Paganini's 24 Caprices?
From Andreas Preuss 22 replies - Last 2013-12-19 08:23
Bellafina baker street BK4030 violin case
Accessories: looking for a specific violin case.
From kypros christoudoulides 0 replies - Last 2013-12-19 07:49
Corelli String Colors?... and others
Accessories: What are the exact colors for Corelli strings? Are the rest accurate?
From Shawn Boucke 8 replies - Last 2013-12-18 22:32
Good open-minded violin teacher in Boulder, CO sought
Teaching and Pedagogy: I'm looking for a good teacher for my son (5), and also wondering what pet peeves teachers have when working with students whose parents are musicians.
From enion pelta 5 replies - Last 2013-12-18 21:57
What makes the G string on my violin not to respond readily well ?
Life in general: Strings D, A and E respond very well while the G string does not ! Why ? I replaced strings and got new carbon bow. No improvement of the G !
From Judex Young 42 replies - Last 2013-12-18 20:45
Need help finding a piece of equipment
Accessories: David Garrett uses this little blue silicon looking thing to hold his handkerchief in place. What is it?
From Brendan Bone 11 replies - Last 2013-12-18 16:32
Viola Summer Programs
Viola: Summer camps! Any suggestions? University level programs.
From Carolyn Farnand 2 replies - Last 2013-12-18 14:30
Name this violin/piano tune?
Repertoire: Need help from more experienced players to identify a piece.
From Tom Leimkuhler 6 replies - Last 2013-12-18 12:58
My viola string experiences
Viola: Tried the biggies, hope to help answer any questions!
From Ryan Fox 28 replies - Last 2013-12-18 12:40
Screechy and Gritty Sound from New Violin
Instruments: I don't know how to eliminate the screechy and gritty sound on my new violin.
From Nancy Barginear 8 replies - Last 2013-12-18 10:43
Feeling pressurized into buying
Teaching and Pedagogy: Buying a violin from the teacher. Is it right?
From Maryanna Bowman 37 replies - Last 2013-12-18 04:18
Musicians forced to take instruments without cases on a flight
News: Strad article reports the latest in the battle between airport security (Paris, this time) and traveling musicians
From marjory lange 9 replies - Last 2013-12-17 17:25
James Ehnes's Paganini Caprices
Violinists: Recordings and Performances: Paganini and more...
From Timothy Judd 0 replies - Last 2013-12-17 10:07
Teaching and Pedagogy: Was Sarasate only good at being melodic, spanish, and violinistic?
From Winston Schuyler 26 replies - Last 2013-12-17 07:45
Anyone else play a 7/8?
Instruments: Anyone else play a 7/8 instrument?
From Rashmi Thomas 15 replies - Last 2013-12-17 03:46
Viola: Instrument of the Year 2014
Instruments: An annual citywide festival in Berlin that spotlights underrepresented musical instruments will turn its attention on the viola next year
From bill kilpatrick 10 replies - Last 2013-12-17 03:07
Notes go out of tune while playing
Instruments: Adult learner is having trouble keeping notes in tune while playing.
From Lisa Asmus 10 replies - Last 2013-12-16 19:28
Is anyone able to re read this label?
Instruments: Hard to reed german-ish letter
From Bruno Lunkes 6 replies - Last 2013-12-16 12:12
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