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Learning the Violin in Nigeria: Techniques, Prices, and Expectations

Is the violin very difficult to play? Yes! Can you become a pro within a few months of learning? No! If it’s difficult to learn, how can you achieve success? By practising every day and never giving up. These are some of the most searched questions beginner violinists look for online. You’ve got to put […]

31 January 2021 ∙ 6 minutes to read

Would you like to learn to play the Violin?

Have you been told that it is difficult to learn the violin?

We will not lie to you, this can sometimes be difficult, but that is not a reason to be intimidated or discouraged. With a good teacher, practice, violin lessons and perseverance, you can learn to play the violin!

So, if you have trouble, do not worry, you are not alone! Everyone is struggling with some aspects of this instrument. On Superprof you can find a Violin teacher for face to face or online lessons in Nigeria to help you learn to play the violin.

 

Essential Accessories for Violinists

  • A violin.
  • A bow. This isn’t always included with a violin and can cost around £100;
  • A shoulder rest;
  • Rosin (a resin made from various trees and plants which helps the bow to make its sound when it makes contact with the violin strings);
  • A music stand for your sheet music;
  • A stand for your violin when you’re not playing.

Facts About the Violin

The violin is one of the smallest stringed instruments. It’s made of wood, has 4 strings (metal or nylon wrapped in aluminium/silver), and is held on the left shoulder by the violinist’s chin.

Violins make up the largest section of an orchestra.

Their role is to play the melodies and some of the best solos. The violin is an agile and adaptable stringed instrument and that’s why it’s king of the orchestra.

In addition to being one of the most important members of an orchestra, the violin is also one of the most popular solo instruments.