Put your music reading skills into action as Dave leads you through three violin studies. Study #1 – all the notes you see are either open strings or use your first finger. Play along with Dave, then try it again on your own. Study #2 – all the notes you see are either open strings or use your second finger. …
Rhythm Practice on the Violin (Part 2)
Let’s improve your rhythm reading on the violin. In this online violin lesson Dave helps you learn to read rhythm in a piece of sheet music. Follow your heartbeat or tap your toes to keep the beat, and learn how to play whole notes, half notes, quarter notes, and eighth notes. You even get to take a rest!
Violin Note Reading Practice (Part 1)
Learn tricks to improve your music reading on the violin! In this online violin lesson Dave helps you learn to read sheet music, including understanding what the open string notes are and what notes can be found using each finger on each of the different strings.
More Free Violin Lessons
SONG is back with more free online lessons! This violin lesson for beginners and experienced players will teach you about using the bow at different speeds on the violin, as well as provide violin exercises for open strings, scales, and slurs. Dave explains that when we’re playing the violin, the bow is the ‘voice’ of the violin. There are different …
Bow Hand Tips
Dave shares some handy tips for using your bow hand properly.
Clapping, snapping, patting, stomping – these are all forms of body percussion!
“Little Voice” Sing Along
Sing “Little Voice” by Sara Bareilles with Shannon, Marie, and Dave.
Listening Guide to “Infernal Dance” from “Firebird”
Evil wizards, golden eggs, romance, and magical creatures… Dave tells you more about the “Infernal Dance” from “Firebird”.
Shannon will teach you the first half of “Little Voice”, by Sara Bareilles, and help you think about what the words mean.
Learn an echo chant with Shannon. It’s got some pretty funny words!