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How old does my child need to be in order to take online string lessons (violin, viola and double bass)?

We recommend that your child be a confident reader with an attention span of 30 minutes before beginning traditional string lessons. Violin and viola come in a variety of sizes so that students as young as 7 can begin lessons. Double basses also come in smaller sizes, however, the double bass is a heavy instrument […]

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What size instrument do I need?

All stringed instruments come in various sizes. Violins are measured in fractions (1/16, ⅛, ¼, ½, ¾, and 4/4) and are sized specifically to the student’s arm length. In order to be measured properly, it is recommended to be sized by a professional music teacher or reputable music store. Violas are measured in inches (12”, […]

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Why should someone in an orchestra consider online private lessons?

Private instruction is much more in depth than what a teacher can give a student in a classroom setting and it is tailored to the specific needs of the student. Your teacher at school will teach your child all of the basics of playing. But, as you can imagine, these classes are full. Teachers cannot […]

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