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How to Stop Your Violin or Viola from Squeeking

Zlata Brouwer

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Published: February 19, 2014 at 11:13 AM [UTC]

Genesis asks:
Hello, my name is Genesis and I play the viola. I’ve seen many of your videos and was wondering if you can make a video about how to prevent from squeaking when playing? PS: I’ve been playing for about 7 months.

Watch this video to learn how to stop your violin or viola from squeaking and scratching.

Just wiping the strings with your bow solves the issue of squeaking, but doesn’t create a beautiful sound.

Violin playing is a game with speed and pressure. Let me explain how to let them work in your advantage and make it possible for you to create a beautiful tone.

Is this video useful to you? Please let me know in the comments!



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