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All Exercises

Étude? Study? Exercise? Tomato, Tomahto! This is a library of all the exercises we use throughout the course. These are provided here if you’d prefer to “choose your own adventure” or quickly find an exercise.

Beginner Level 4

Access to this course requires a  Fiddlershop Academy Pro Membership. As a pro member, you can take your violin playing to the next level. Get personalized feedback through the Masterclass Exchange Access the full repertoire collection, Enroll in the intermediate and advanced level courses. And many more benefits as they become available.

Beginner Level 3

In this course we will Learn the basics of producing a good tone Feel comfortable with changing strings Play songs using first, second, and third fingers Play Twinkle and all the variations

All Repertoire

Choose your own adventure from our growing repertoire.

Beginner Level 2

In this course, we’ll begin playing with the bow and also using fingers too. Let’s begin!

Troubleshooting & Maintenance

From time to time, your violin will start sounding strange, or it might become completely unplayable. There are usually some quick fixes, but sometimes it will require a trip to the shop for some work. In this course, we’ll walk through some simple fixes to common problems, as well as offer some care and maintenance …

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Before Your Violin Arrives

Congratulations on the purchase of your violin! While we’re busy getting it all set up and shipped to you, your journey to becoming a virtuosic violinist begins now: Even if you already have your instrument and are itching to start playing, we’d encourage you to  start with this course to have a really solid foundation. …

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