Frequently Asked Questions

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What violin size should I get?

When choosing the right violin size, you can measure the length between the neck and wrist to choose the right size. See below for recommended violin sizes per arm length: 1/8 Violin – minimum of 16” arm length 1/4 Violin – minimum of 18” arm length 1/2 Violin – minimum of 20” arm length 3/4

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Frequently Asked Questions

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What do I need to prepare before starting violin lessons?

The most important thing to have to start violin lessons is a violin and a bow! As far as buying or renting one, our team can consult you on what’s best when starting out. Here are some other items to consider, and again your instructor will help you get started: Violin case Rosin for bow

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Is it better to buy or rent a violin for lessons?

For those starting violin lessons, students can rent violins to get a feel for the instrument and lessons for the first couple months. In addition, renting a violin can help beginner students size up as needed, especially for younger and still-growing students. Buying a violin, on the other hand, is special! If you want to

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How much time should you spend practicing the violin?

Practicing even as little as 15 minutes a day is enough for beginners! The key is practicing daily and consistently, versus a ton of time once a week. There is no hard set rule because everybody learns and practices differently. Your violin teacher will help your child come up with a practicing plan that works

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How long does it take to learn the violin?

Considering there are people who dedicate their entire lives to learning an instrument, it’s possible to continue learning forever. What’s most important is that students enjoy learning and progress in a way that’s meaningful to themselves. Within the first year, a student should have the opportunity to play in a recital or concert.  If you’re

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Can I play the violin using the left hand?

Sure can! While most left-handed violinists learn to play the violin using their right hand for bowing, playing with your left hand is possible through a special left-handed violin, a mirror image of a regular violin.

Frequently Asked Questions

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At what age can a child start taking violin lessons?

Students start violin from different ages – some even as early as 3! There’s a lot to consider and every child is different, but we’ve seen that the ideal age to start violin lessons is between 5-7. At this age, children are able to properly hold an instrument and they’re able to focus and practice. It

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