VIOLA

LOVE IS LIKE A VIOLA: THE MUSIC MAY STOP BUT THE CHORDS ARE FOREVER

– Gagan Masoun.

Composers:

Johann Sebastian Bach, Béla Bartók, Paul Hindemitch, Carl Stamitz.

Known players:

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Nobuko Imai, Lawrence Power, Yuri Bashmet.

What it is:

an alto chord instrument. It’s similar to the violin but slightly larger.

Why choose the viola:

A deeper and more profound sound compared to the violin.

Provides versatility when it comes to musical style: baroque, classical, romantic, contemporary, jazz.

Improves mobility skills, dexterity, the ability to learn new information.

Mastering the viola means also studying the violin – it encourages the exploration of musical skills.

Is a great way to express emotion and to relieve stress.

The size is great for easy transportation.

Why Music4All for viola lessons:

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Your teacher is a student, graduate or professor at the Conservatory.

The process is based exclusively on individual sessions.

Flexible classes tailor to the student’s schedule.

We provide a space where you can exercise in peace with your favorite instrument.

Classes can begin at 6 years old.

The curriculum is EQF-certified.

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The classes take place both in Romanian and English.

We provide all the manuals, study applications and recordings.

Personalized curriculum based on personal objectives and grading certificates.

Flexible repertoire.

Curriculum for the modern musician.

The viola is the violin’s big sister, an instrument with strong sound. Yet it became a solo instrument only after the 1800s.

Learning process based on 8 levels.

Grade 1

The student has been studying the viola for at least 1 year and has learned the basics. They are about to learn new techniques and the songs become more difficult.

Grade 1 exams:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 2

For the student with 1-1.5 years of experience and good basic knowledge. They are learning new techniques and more complex songs.

Grade 2 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 3

For the student with 2 years of study and is at the final beginner grade. Techniques and songs become more complex and the student begins to learn about style, rhythm is getting more complex.

Grade 3 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 4

The first intermediary grade. They have already learned all the techniques, they have the basic skills and rhythms, and are ready to receive more complex information.

Grade 4 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 5

The student has reached the final intermediary level and is ready for the more advanced grades. Their stylistic sense is already solid.

Grade 5 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 6

The first advanced grade that needs good basic and technical knowledge. The student begins to bring their personal touch to the performance.

Grade 6 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 7

Consolidates knowledge, songs are more technically and rhythmically complex. The student begins to bring their personal touch to the performance.

Grade 7 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 8

The student has 5 years of experience and has good knowledge of techniques and style, has mastered individual performance.

Grade 8 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Viva voice

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

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Music4All Corzi 2 Viola 6

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