Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome!

    • How to use this course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Chapter 1: Introduction to the Violin

    • Message from the Instructor

    • Anatomy of the Violin

    • Family of String Instruments

    • Playing Position

    • Fingering Chart & Hand Positions

    • Musical Alphabet

    • Open Strings

    • Pizzicato

  • 3

    Chapter 2: Playing Open Strings

    • Play Open Strings Pizzicato

    • Play Open G

    • Play Open D

    • Play Open A

    • Play Open E

  • 4

    Chapter 3: Playing with the Bow

    • Introduction to the French Bow

    • Bow Hold

    • Arco vs Pizzicato

    • Open G

    • Open D

    • Open A

    • Open E

  • 5

    Chapter 4: Getting Comfortable Playing with Open Strings

    • Exercises with Open Strings - Pizzicato

    • Exercises with Open Strings - Arco (with Bow)

  • 6

    Chapter 5: How To Read and Write Musical Notation

    • Bow Markings

    • Finger Numbers

    • Note Map