Picking up violin again?



Asked by: Stacy Hill

Will I ever be able to play the violin again?





The good news is that relearning to play the violin is comparable to getting back on a bicycle and riding. It’ll definitely be a challenge but, just like hopping on that bike once more, the basics of playing your violin will probably come back to you quickly.

How long does it take to relearn the violin?

Most new violinists show significant progress after one year and advance even more by the second year. After three to five years, someone can confidently state they know how to play the violin, but musicians continue to learn their entire lives.

Is it too late to pick up violin?

As a violin teacher, one question I get very often is “Am I too old to learn the violin!?” A short answer is: yes, of course, you can learn the violin as an adult! On the other hand: it’s not without reason that some even believe it’s not even possible to learn the violin as an adult.

How do you pick up an instrument again?

7 tips for adults taking up a musical instrument

  1. Dedicate a small amount of time every day to practice. …
  2. Find some new music to play. …
  3. Get your instrument serviced. …
  4. Give yourself something to work for. …
  5. Remember why you’re doing it. …
  6. Persevere. …
  7. Don’t be afraid.





How do you relearn a violin by yourself?

6 Steps To Get Back To Your String Instrument When You Haven’t Played In Years

  1. #1. Make a visit to your local instrument shop. …
  2. #2. Outline your specific goal. …
  3. #3. Slow and steady wins the race. …
  4. #4. Take advantage of technology. …
  5. #5. Always do warm up exercises before you play. …
  6. #6. Be patient with yourself.


What happens to a violin if you don’t play it?

Apparently a really good violin will, if not played for a few months, “go to sleep.” It’s difficult to say exactly what this means, but apparently its tone dies, it becomes “less bright” and, to the professional ear, “sounds sleepy.” If played again regularly and frequently for a few weeks it will then gradually “wake

How easy is it to relearn an instrument?

It’s Never too Late to Take up a Musical Instrument



You could be six or sixty years retired from playing your piano or violin, but the good news is that as an adult learner, relearning your former musical instrument is absolutely possible. They say children pick things up more quickly and yes it’s true.



Is it easier to relearn an instrument?

However, the rewards of relearning an instrument are worth the time, effort, and pain. Relearning an instrument is like riding a bicycle, only more challenging. The bad news is that after only a week of not playing you start losing your skills skills.

How do you restart a violin?

Practice in chunks of 10 to 20 minutes that's easily to schedule in your your maybe your busy schedule. And if you manage to practice around 10 to 20 minutes daily.

Why is learning violin hard?

The true difficulty of violin playing lies in executing the bow strokes with precision. A violinist must simultaneously control the angle of the bow and pressure applied to its hair. If you add only a tiny bit too much pressure, you will hear a scratching sound.



Why do I love playing the violin?

The violin generally carries the melody, so it is like another voice that is never marred by allergies or laryngitis. When well-played, the sound of the bow on the strings is a perfect medium for emotional expression. The Feeling. I love everything about how the violin makes me feel.

Why is playing the violin good for you?

The physical, mental, and social benefits of playing a musical instrument are well-known, and the Violin offers the same positive aspects; Improved memory and attention span. Sensory cognitive development. Excellent social skills and inclusion.

Are violinists intelligent?

Research has found that children and teens who play the violin have stronger verbal and visual pattern abilities than those playing other instruments. Also, violinists have larger than average brains, with those parts connected to left-hand movements particularly responsive and sensitive.

Why is violin the hardest instrument?

Though it only has four strings, the violin is considered one of the most difficult stringed instruments to master. There are several reasons for this. For starters, unlike the guitar, there are no frets on the violin. Finger position is learned through trial and error as well as the guidance of a skilled teacher.