How to Play Violin Expressively

Expressive violin playing makes the critical difference between beginners and intermediate players. It’s the difference between just playing the notes and making music. It is the subject of the resources listed here, and I focus heavily on it in my Suzuki book 3 online violin lessons course.

Videos on Expressive Playing >>>>>>>>>

My YouTube videos on expressive violin playing

Blog Posts on Expressive Playing (good stuff!)

Volume vs. Intensity on Violin

Playing loud doesn’t equal playing intensely. Playing soft doesn’t equal docile. Learning to make a soft, intense sound, or a loud warm sound really expands our expressive palate to help us convey more color and more emotion in our violin playing.

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