Strings Videos

Beginners

Taking Care of Your Violin   Surrey Arts violin tutor Hazel Davies with a helpful video about taking care of your violin.

Removing and Replacing Your Bow   Surrey Arts Strings tutor Hazel Davies demonstrates how to carefully remove and replace your bow to protect it from damage. A helpful video for all new string players!

How to Care For Your Bow   Surrey Arts Strings tutor Hazel Davies demonstrates how to look after your bow to keep it in good condition. A helpful video for all new string players!

Introduction to the Viola  Surrey Arts viola teacher Deborah Chalmers with an introduction to the larger cousin of the violin . . . the viola! Have a listen to the beautiful rich sound of this versatile instrument.

Introduction to the Cello  Surrey Arts Strings Curriculum Lead Yvette Madden introduces the Cello, a beautifully low-voiced member of the string family.

Introduction to the Double Bass  Surrey Arts Strings Curriculum Lead Yvette Madden introduces the lowest of the bowed string instruments, the Double Bass.


Bowing Videos for Strings Players

Part 1. Developing Your Bow Hold   Surrey Arts Strings tutor Hazel Davies in the first of three videos for new strings students. In this video, Hazel gives some tips on how to develop your bow hold.

Part 2. Games for Developing Your Bow Hold  Surrey Arts Strings tutor Hazel Davies in the second of three videos for new strings students. In this video, Hazel shows you some fun games to try that will help you develop your bow hold.

Part 3. Basic Bowing on Violin or Viola  Surrey Arts Strings tutor Hazel Davies with a short tutorial and demonstration of basic bowing. Time to get bowing!


Improvers

Violin 3rd Position  Surrey Arts violin tutor Karen Hoy demonstrates 3rd position on the violin. Have a go and play along!

Dynamics on the Violin  Surrey Arts violin tutor Karen Hoy demonstrates a range of dynamics on the violin. Can you play them all?


Advanced

Nicola Benedetti Masterclasses Suitable for advanced level violinists

ABRSM Bowed Strings Syllabus