From Open Strings to Ode to Joy

Whether you’re picking up the bow for the first time or looking to refine your skills from lessons, this fundamental guide for beginner violinists is for you! Explore the basics of the instrument, learn simple melodies, and complete the course having learned a staple in violin repertoire, Ode to Joy!

This course is best for beginner violinists, ages 16+

4 Weeks
60 minutes each week
Course Capacity 6

Next course starts 8/9/2024 at 3pm Central. This course is 4 sessions.

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In this course you will:
Be introduced to the basic components and techniques of violin playing
Learn exercises to develop bowing, fingering, and rhythm skills
Play simple melodies and beginner songs with confidence and musicality
Go from playing Open Strings to you guessed it, Ode to Joy!
Perform in an ensemble made up of you and your fellow violinists in a Trala recital
What you need to participate:
Computer or mobile device with Internet.
Internet speed must be at least 1.5Mbps download and 800Kbps upload.
For students using a mobile device, download the Zoom mobile app.

Meet your instructor 👋

Maria Pino


Trained in the renowned "El Sistema" in Venezuela, Maria continues to serve as a violin/viola professor and director. She is an absolutely motivating, positive, and caring teacher. She patiently looks for opportunities to introduce the appropriate theory to students during lessons, and keeps them motivated and positive while they gain the physical and mental skills required to learn violin.

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From Open Strings to Ode to Joy

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