Practical knowledge

What stage monitor is best for a musician?

When performing on stage, musicians and singers need to hear themselves play and/or sing to be able to sound as a unit. Without a monitor, it is impossible for them to play in tune and in rhythm, which will significantly compromise their performance. What stage monitor is best for a musician?

Strum Bowing (or How to Groove with a Bow)

Bow-users! Let’s finally start focusing on rhythm! More than rhythm actually, let’s learn to groove! When you think of groove, what comes to mind? You probably think of those funky…

What kind of strings are appropriate for an electric violin?

Do the sensations of playing with your electric violin seem to be not as good as before? Perhaps it is because the strings of your electric violin are worn out and it is now time to change them. What are the most suitable strings for an electric violin?

What are the differences between a violin and a viola?

The violin and viola are both part of the bowed string instrument family, along with the cello and the double bass. They have few similarities. But, in fact, they are really different in terms of size, weight, playing style, sound and more.

Why would you want to rehair a bow?

The bow is as important as your violin. The rehairing of a bow consists in replacing a worn strand of horsehair that has become ineffective for playing a bowed string instrument.