Beginner Western Classical Violin

The Violin takes the lead in the family for its mellifluous sound and wide range of applications. Violin plays a vital role in Western music. The most extensively used instrument in an orchestration is the violin followed by the viola, cello and double bass. Any symphony in music is incomplete without the presence of the violin as it is believed to bring out the soul and essence of a song. It's usage in Western and film music is very vast as it is used in accompaniment, orchestrations and also in lead. This course is designed for students who aspire to play western compositions on the Violin. The student will be trained in the basics of Western theory, Anatomy of the violin and it's usage. The student will be learning and understanding history of the genre of music. This course also includes in training of sight reading, various bowing techniques and finger position techniques. With accurate finger training and ear training, the student will be taught to apply the fundamentals in famous compositions.

Course Modules

  1. Introduction to western music theory

    This module deals with emphasis on the origin and history of Western music. The student will understand an in depth perspective and anatomy of the Violin, Historic evolution of Western classical music and how western classical music is different from other genres and also about the composers from different eras.
  2. Basic Instrument handling techniques

    This module deals with student learning the basic anatomy of the violin, how to string the instrument and tune it using the pegs and the screws. The student is taught basic western bow holds and bowing techniques. This module involved learning basic bowing exercises to strengthen the wrists.
  3. Scales and it's applications

    This module deals with teaching the basic scales, difference between major and minor scales, understanding the progression of major and minor scales and basics of sight reading. The student will learn to play all the basic scales on the violin. This is focused on improving the dexterity and coordination of bowing and finger positioning on the violin.
  4. Introduction to Time Signatures and it's applications

    This module focuses on teaching the student to play the multiple scales in music along with a rythmic pattern. The student will learn to play the scales in multiple time signatures like 4/4, 3/4, 5/8 etc. The student will be taught to identify and correlate tonal similarities through accurate ear training. This module also teaches the basics of Sight reading and western notating.
  5. Basic sings and jingles

    This module focuses on teaching the students to use their theoretical and practical skills to play songs and famous musical pieces. The selected pieces will be by famous composers of different era, the pieces will be less complex in nature and will act as a perfect training grounds for the students to practice their skills on. It will feature multiple songs like Twinkle twinkle little star, Song of the Wind, Lightly row poi Go tell Aunt Rhody, O come little child

Course Features

HQ Video Call Classroom with Recording Feature

One to One, High quality classes through an in-built customized video call application that works on the browser without the need to install any external software like skype or facetime. All you need is a Laptop, Chrome/Firefox and a good internet connection. There is also a built-in class recorder which lets users record their lessons and playback later for practise.

Dashboard - Progress Tracking

Every student is provided with a dashboard with features to track practice, performance and course progress. It displays course modules, class feedbacks, improvement tips, next class timings and a lot more information.

Class Schedule / Rescheduler

A calendar that displays the upcoming classes, concerts and other events. A easy drag-drop interface to allow rescheduling of classes to allow maximum flexibility.

Course Gallery

Course Gallery holds the course ebooks, course related videos, notations, informative pictures and various other information that is regularly updated and maintained.

Notes Timeline

Completed classes are updated with class notes, improvement tips, practise notes and feedbacks from Guru that are stored in the form of a timeline for future reference.

Music Theory Blackboard

A music theory Q and A blackboard that is maintained by the Guru to educate the students in music theory.

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