A lot of violinists hate electric violins. They would tell you there is no such thing as the best electric violin, because they're all bad. And that is understandable, especially if they play classical music. They notice the difference in sound and playability and deduce that the electric violin can't compete with the acoustic violin. And they're right. But it's not … [Read more...] about Best Electric Violin (Reviews And Comparison)
Buying Guides for Violins
Guides to help you buy the right violin for you. We tell you what to look for and what to avoid and we compare top violins and provide detailed reviews of each.
Choosing a set of violin strings can be tricky. What type do I buy? How much do I want to spend? What’s the difference between a ‘ball end’ and a ‘knotted end’? We'll cover all those questions and more. There's even a FAQ section at the end of this article. But the goal is to put everything you’ll need to know to choose the right violin strings for you into this … [Read more...] about All About Violin Strings (And How To Choose The Right Ones)
No idea what gift to get the violinist in your life? Obviously, you can't go wrong with a violin-related present. The best violin gifts are something useful that helps the violinist pursue his or her craft. But violin-themed ornaments and trinkets can make good presents, too. I've come up with a list of some great gift ideas for violin teachers, students, players or … [Read more...] about Violin Gifts (Best Presents For Violin Players, Students And Teachers)
Shopping for a violin is difficult. There is a vast price range, with one model going for a few hundred dollars, while another model sells for tens of thousands of dollars. If you're a beginning violinist, or buying for someone who is, you definitely want to stay near the lower end of the price range. It makes no sense to spend a ton of money when, let's be honest, you … [Read more...] about Best Violins For Beginners (Reviews And Buying Guide)