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Aviolin’s sound depends on several factors, including the quality of the instrument, accurate tuning, proper playing technique, and the type of the strings you’re using (and their freshness).

 

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Join In-Sook Diamond and learn the different parts of the violin bow.

 

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Join In-Sook Diamond and learn the different parts of the violin bow.

 

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Winter is one of the toughest seasons on your instrument because of temperature and humidity fluctuations, which are vastly different between outdoors, your car, and indoors. And, outdoor events may expose them to direct moisture contact.

 

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Violin strings, like their host instrument, should be selected to match the player's ability. Just as you shop for the right violin based on where you're at in your musical development, so should you seek strings that match your playing level. 

 

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Are you ready to purchase your first violin? Or, perhaps even more exciting, upgrade a  beginner violin to one that meets your more advanced abilities? If so, there are a few things you should know before you start your search. 

 

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When you’re a newcomer to the violin market, it's easy to feel wary about selecting an instrument that ranges from $25 at a garage sale to $1 million dollars or more in aficionado auctions. So what's the difference between high-end and low-end violins?

 

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Rosin is an important string instrument accessory. It's a catalyst between the bow and cello strings, creating the "just right" amount of friction to produce smooth, consistent, and resonant sound. Too much rosin means the bow won't move smoothly, and the sound is raspy; too little rosin and sounds are faint, hollow, and inconsistent.

 

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There's a tremendous amount of information available on how to choose a cello, but equally important is the selection of a bow that makes those cello strings sing. It must be properly sized, in good shape, and should feel comfortable in your hand while you're playing.

 

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Are you ready to invest in your first cello? That's an exciting place to be. Enhance your shopping experience using these five insider tips regarding what to look for - and what to avoid - as you search for the best cello for you and your playing ability. 

 

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How Often Should You Replace Your Violin Strings?

How Often Should You Replace Your Violin Strings?

Aviolin’s sound depends on several factors, including the quality of the instrument, accurate tuning, proper playing technique, and the type of the strings you’re using (and their freshness).

 

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How to Correctly Hold a Violin Bow

How to Correctly Hold a Violin Bow

Join In-Sook Diamond and learn the different parts of the violin bow.

 

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Learn the Different Parts of the Violin Bow

Learn the Different Parts of the Violin Bow

Join In-Sook Diamond and learn the different parts of the violin bow.

 

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Products That Help You Care For Your String Instrument During The Winter

Products That Help You Care For Your String Instrument During The Winter

Winter is one of the toughest seasons on your instrument because of temperature and humidity fluctuations, which are vastly different between outdoors, your car, and indoors. And, outdoor events may expose them to direct moisture contact.

 

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Violin String Round-Up: Advanced vs. Intermediate vs. Beginner Strings

Violin String Round-Up: Advanced vs. Intermediate vs. Beginner Strings

Violin strings, like their host instrument, should be selected to match the player's ability. Just as you shop for the right violin based on where you're at in your musical development, so should you seek strings that match your playing level. 

 

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5 Tips For Buying A Violin

5 Tips For Buying A Violin

Are you ready to purchase your first violin? Or, perhaps even more exciting, upgrade a  beginner violin to one that meets your more advanced abilities? If so, there are a few things you should know before you start your search. 

 

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High-End vs. Low-End Violins – What’s The Big Deal?

High-End vs. Low-End Violins – What’s The Big Deal?

When you’re a newcomer to the violin market, it's easy to feel wary about selecting an instrument that ranges from $25 at a garage sale to $1 million dollars or more in aficionado auctions. So what's the difference between high-end and low-end violins?

 

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What You Need To Know About Rosin For Your Cello Bow

What You Need To Know About Rosin For Your Cello Bow

Rosin is an important string instrument accessory. It's a catalyst between the bow and cello strings, creating the "just right" amount of friction to produce smooth, consistent, and resonant sound. Too much rosin means the bow won't move smoothly, and the sound is raspy; too little rosin and sounds are faint, hollow, and inconsistent.

 

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What To Look For In A Cello Bow

What To Look For In A Cello Bow

There's a tremendous amount of information available on how to choose a cello, but equally important is the selection of a bow that makes those cello strings sing. It must be properly sized, in good shape, and should feel comfortable in your hand while you're playing.

 

Read More

5 Tips For Buying A Cello

5 Tips For Buying A Cello

Are you ready to invest in your first cello? That's an exciting place to be. Enhance your shopping experience using these five insider tips regarding what to look for - and what to avoid - as you search for the best cello for you and your playing ability. 

 

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