VIOLIN

WHEN YOU PLAY THE VOLIN, YOU DO IT WITH LOVE OR YOU DON’T DO IT AT ALL

– Joseph Wechsberg.

Composers:

Johann Sebastian Bach, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johannes Brahms, Piotr Ilici Ceaikovski.

Known players:

Joshua Bell, Nicola Benedetti, George Enescu, Midori, Janine Jansen.

What it is:

the smallest chord instrument. It is the most popular and present chord instrument in the entire world.

Why choose the violin:

It enjoys more solos as part of an orchestra.

It’s versatile: it defines classical, pop, rap, hip-hop music.

It encourages correct body posture.

Stimulates the development of “a good ear”.

Supports multisensorial development.

Is a great emotional valve.

Why Music4All for violin 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 4 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 learning process is based on 8 levels and Debut. The Debut section can be split into Debut 1 and Debut 2.

Debut

Debut is ideal for the student who is only getting started with violin classes. The student learns the basics and 4 easy songs.

Pre-debut, Debut 1 and Debut 2 songs are based on 4 components, basic technical exercise, two performance sections from a given repertoire and knowledge about the violin.

Grade 1

The student has been learning the violin for 1 year. They are about learn new techniques and the songs are becoming more difficult.

Grade 1 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 2

The student has been learning the violin for 1-1.5 years and has mastered the basics. They continue to learn new techniques and harder songs.

Grade 2 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 3

The student has been learning the violin for 2 years and has reached the final beginner grade. From now on, techniques and songs are more complicated, and has started to learn about stylistic sense, rhythm is more complex.

Grade 3 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 4

Grade 4 is the first intermediate grade. They have already learned all the techniques, they have the skills and basic rhythm, 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

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 5

The student has reached the final intermediate level and is ready for the more advanced grades. Stylistic sense has a solid foundation.

Grade 5 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 6

The student meets the first advanced curriculum that needs a good knowledge foundation for basics and techniques. The student begins to bring their own personal touch to their performance.

Grade 6 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 7

Grade 7 cements knowledge, the songs are more technically and rhythmically complex. The student starts to develop their personal touch.

Grade 7 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

Grade 8

The student has been learning the violin for at least 5 years and has a good knowledge of technique and stylistic sense, and has mastered individual performance.

Grade 8 exams consist of:

Technical exercises – ranges, arpeggios, or study

3 songs selected from a 3-category repertoire

Discussion about theory, the instrument and performance

Reading a song for the first time

Intermittent hearing test, note recognition, dictation

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