Practical knowledge

All what you need to know about acoustic and electric violins, from tuning your violin to cleaning it. Learn also specific violin skills.

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.

What are the benefits of in-ear monitors?

In-ear monitors have impressed and are now attracting an increasing number of instrumentalists. Earphones allow you to use a mix so that it can be heard directly by the musician.

How to tune your violin?

There are dozens of possibilities available to help you tune your instrument and set your ear on the note A which, once found, allows you to tune the following strings.

The pains of the violinist and the violist

Playing the violin requires a lot of effort and diligence. These years of practice are filled with pains and injuries that will slow down your progress. Learn how to limit them?

What is perfect pitch?

Perfect pitch is the ability to recognize, when listening to a sound, the corresponding musical notes without prior auditory reference. Do you have this ability?

What hearing protection options are there for a musician?

When playing, every musician should take care of his hearing and protect it so that he will not be completely deaf in a few years. Protecting yourself from noise should be a natural reflex for any instrumentalist! Because one of the most damaging things for a musician is losing part of his hearing! What hearing protections are available for musicians?

What are the differences between an acoustic violin and an electric violin?

Many classical violinists ask us about the operation of an electric violin and the differences between classical violins and electric violins. So, we listed all differences between classical and electric violins.

Create the technical rider of my band

You are part of a band and after multiple rehearsals, you feel ready to look for concert dates. You will need a minimum of equipment including a technical rider that will allow you to express your needs to the venue that will welcome you. Learn how to create your technical rider.