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How to Watch Violin & Viola TV and Improve your Violin or Viola Playing | Violin & Viola TV #209

Zlata Brouwer

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Published: November 23, 2015 at 10:11 AM [UTC]

After over 200 episodes of Violin & Viola TV, you might wonder how to find the exact video lesson you are looking for to improve your violin and viola playing. Viewer Simon writes...
Hi Zlata,

I have received Emails from Thanks! Now I have a suggestion other than violin itself.

I don't have a lot of time to go through the web site I hope you put a teaching video about "How to use the". This does not mean I am not used to computer or Internet (BTW, I am a computer programmer.). (For example, I find When I practice vibrato.). I just have no time to search and find out how it is arranged. So I hope you, not as violin teacher or IT stuff but as an editor, give a tutorial video to those who has already subscribed.

My suggestion may not be a good one. Anyway I just hope so. Thanks!


In this episode I will hold your hand and guide you through my 200+ free video lessons on my website. I hope you can find what you need quickly and spend your time watching my video lessons as effective as possible.

If you are looking for a specific subject, you can use the search function on the top right.

There are some lesson buckets with several videos on one subject:

 Bow Like a Pro

 Improve Your Tone

 Learn Vibrato

 Maintain Your Violin or Viola

 Start to Play

In the right side bar there is a tag cloud with some keywords that lead you to videos on that subject.

There is also an in depth FREE workshop 'Weight vs Pressure', which is useful to violin and viola players on all levels. It helps you create a beautiful tone and play comfortably. If you subscribe to this workshop, you will also receive a weekly e-mail with the most recent video lesson.

The Violin & Viola TV episodes are useful to over 500 viewers a day. The can really help you to improve your violin and viola playing. They are small video lessons on very specific subjects that can help you with something you struggle with.

However... if you really want to build up a solid basic technique, bowing technique, tone production, vibrato and/or intonation... if you really want to know what to do exactly when, how to practice, what to do if something goes wrong... if you want to become my student and enjoy an in depth step-by-step curriculum, the Violin & Viola Academy will help you further. In the video I'll shortly show you what's in the academy and what's the difference with Violin & Viola TV.

I hope, with the help of this video, you can find exactly what you need: the right video on the right time.

Enjoy my work! I'm always open to suggestions!

Is this video helpful to you? Please let me know in the comments below! If you like it, share it with your friends!



PS: Do you have questions or struggles on violin or viola playing? Post a comment below or send an e-mail to and I might dedicate a Violin & Viola TV episode to answering your question!

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