About This CourseBeginner
This violin course will provide you with high quality and in-depth lessons to help you learn how to play the violin in a very detailed and progressive way.
Even if you have no previous experience and knowledge of how the violin works and how to play it, here you will find most of the information you will need: you will learn how to hold the instrument in a most natural way, how to play on all the strings, as well as master a few popular songs.
Here’s what will be covered in this course:
- Basics of Sound Production and Bow Hold
- Parts of the Violin Explained
- Posture and Violin Position
- First Open Strings
- Using the Left-Hand Fingers
- The Project Lifecycle
- Mastery of 6 Classic Songs
Our Promise to You
By the end of this course, you will have the knowledge to play the violin.
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About the Instructor:
Dr. Yuliyan Stoyanov, DMA
Violinist Yuliyan Stoyanov holds a Doctor of Musical Arts degree from the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati. His professional career includes solo, chamber music and orchestral appearances in Japan, Italy, Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Netherlands, Bulgaria, Russia, and Macedonia, as well as throughout the United States. Recordings of Stoyanov’s performances can be found in the archives of both, the Bulgarian National Radio and the Bulgarian National Television, as well as West Virginia Public Radio, WNKU, and Youtube.
Along with his classical roots, Stoyanov has explored various other genres, jamming and improvising in different styles. His love for music has made him a partner with Electric Light Orchestra, Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Poduene Blues Band and Newbees, and leading artists like Sarah Brightman, and Josh Groban.
Dr. Stoyanov is actively involved in teaching violin, chamber music, and string ensembles. He is a strong believer in music education being fun and easy, based on the idea that anything that we do naturally, we do without effort. In his free time, he enjoys playing with his two sons (1 and 6 years old) and practicing yoga as a way to learn more about the freedom of movements involved in violin playing.
Section 1 - Introduction: Basics of Sound Production And Bow Hold
Parts Of The Violin And Basics of Sound Production
Bow Hold Basics: Position Of The Right Hand Thumb
Bow Hold Continued: Position Of The Rest Of The Fingers
Bow Hold Exercises: Role Of Each Finger
Explanation Of The Different Bow Hold Traditions
Exercises For The Movement Of The Wrist
Exercises For The Movement Of The Whole Arm
Section 2 - Posture and Violin Position
Different Posture Traditions
Finding The Correct Body Alignment
Position Of The Shoulders
Placing The Violin
Rotation Of The Left Arm, Angle Of The Wrist And Placement Of The Fingers
Section 3 - First Open Strings
Elements Of Sound Production
Adding The Violin
First Open Strings In The Middle Of The Bow
Playing At The Lower Third And The Middle Of The Bow
Playing With The Whole Bow With Rests
Playing With The Whole Bow Without Rests, Portato And Legato Stroke
Section 4 - Using The Left Hand Fingers, Placement And Exercises
Placing The Left Hand Fingers On The Strings
Playing The Notes On A String
Note Reading Tips, Switching Between Strings With The Left Arm
Section 5 - Songs
Hot Cross Buns
Merrily We Roll Along – Part 1
Merrily We Roll Along – Part 2
Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star
Long, Long Ago
Are You Sleeping, Brother John – Part 1
Are You Sleeping, Brother John – Part 2
Jingle Bells – Part 1
Jingle Bells – Part 2
Jingle Bells – Part 3
Jingle Bells – Part 4
Jingle Bells – Part 5