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How to Run an Effective Practice Session

Practicing is a way of life for musicians. It begins the first time you pick up your instrument as a beginner and continues throughout...
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How a Violin is Made

Making a violin is a time-consuming process that requires delicate craftsmanship and expert techniques. Even today, when many beginner violins are made in factories,...
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10 Best Cecilio Violins 2019

Cecilio has proven itself to be one of the most trusted brands when it comes to musical instruments, especially for beginner violins. Cecilio stringed...
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Best Violin/Viola Wall Mounts & Hangers

Violins and violas are delicate instruments so you want to make sure that they are always stored properly, but sometimes storing them in their...
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Violin vs. Fiddle: What’s the Difference?

This centuries-old question about the difference between fiddle and violin is ever present, and it’s safe to say that no one knows the answer...
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Top 10 Best Violin Strings for 2019 – Review & Buying Guide

Buying the best violin strings that make your violin sing can be challenging since there are so many brands available.  In order to help...

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How to Get Started Playing the Violin

If you've thought about learning the violin, then this guide will help you get started. We will cover the basics of buying a violin...

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