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We are a network of young & enthusiastic Sydney University Students providing the very best in private 1 on 1 violin lessons in your home – in all suburbs across Sydney

WE OFFER YOU IN PERSON HOME VIOLIN CLASSES FOR STUDENTS OF ALL AGES & LEVELS

If you are looking for an eager, professional & reliable local violin teacher to come to your Sydney home – we will have an available teacher & will be able to provide you a very modest lesson rate.

What People Are Saying

I’ve really enjoyed taking private lessons with Antoinette. The private lessons really helped me get a firm grasp of the basics, I’ve really gotten better at playing in the last few months because of these lessons, and I had a lot of fun! Never felt boring or like work. I would highly recommend Music Lessons Academy for players of any experience level and age.

Julia Lorella

Melody is not only a wonderful musician, she’s a true teacher. She is endlessly patient with my daughter and can always find a different way to explain or describe what was needed to be done. She was always encouraging but never fake about praise. I’m a teacher myself, so I recognise what it takes to be a good one–and Melody is not just good, she’s excellent. I’ve never met better.

Tania Payne

Featured Sydney Violin Teachers

Here are just a few of our talented Sydney violin teachers ready to come to your home to help you learn violin

I am currently studying Science at the University of Technology Sydney. I am passionate about helping students find joy and excitement in learning to play the Violin and helping to find and develop their own musical style.

Milly

Violin Tutor

Currently studying Music Education at the Conservatorium of Music. I am excited to share my passion for playing the violin with my students and to encourage them to appreciate the joy of learning music. I had a fantastic violin teacher when I was younger and it would be so amazing to pass my knowledge on to future violin players.

Natalie

Violin Tutor

Currently studying Commerce at Western Sydney University. I love being able to give students the opportunity to find a passion for music. I believe playing an instrument as versatile as the violin is an invaluable skill, so it’s a joy to share the learning experience with my students.

Emma

Violin Tutor

Studying Music at UNSW. I love seeing the students enjoy the process of learning, and finally being able to master a concept or piece. Each student is unique with their own strengths and goals and I love being their teacher to help them improve each lesson.

Nick

Violin Tutor

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Frequently Asked Questions

LEARN TO PLAY THE VIOLIN

Is it hard to learn the violin?
Will it be hard or difficult? Yes, absolutely! Bowed instruments are difficult to learn. They are very complex and sensitive instruments, so it takes a lot of good quality lessons and good quality practice to be able to play some simple tunes beautifully and achieve the realistic goal described above.
Can you teach yourself to play violin?
However, if you’re passionate about learning to play the violin, anything is possible! … Learning an instrument on your own isn’t an impossible a task, even an instrument as complicated as the violin can be learnt without a violin teacher.
What age is too late to learn violin?
Although naturally, it will be more challenging to learn to play the violin at age 50, rather than at age 8, it is assuredly possible with the right outlook. These tips and strategies will help you if you’ve decided to begin your music training later in life.
How long does it take to learn the violin?
So, exactly how long does it take to learn violin? Well, the answer is entirely up to you. With a continuous and steady training schedule, you can make a lot of progress toward your goals in three to five years.
Can I learn violin in 6 months?
Violin is said to be there toughest instrument to play. If one have good dedication in learning violin with pure heart, her/she can learn very soon. Cramping and playing can be learned within 6 months of continues practicing for 1hr daily. … It will take 4 to 5 months to play simple songs.
Why is violin so difficult?
The reason tuning the violin is difficult is that two tuning elements have to work together to tune the violin perfectly: the pegs and the fine tuners. Tuning with the fine tuners is similar to tuning a guitar. However, tuning with the pegs is completely different.

LESSONS

How long of a lesson should I take?

For children 5 to 9 years old, a 45 minute musical lesson is sufficient. For studnets 9+ years and students who have specific musical goals such as playing in orchestra, a full 1 hour lesson is a better investment. For any advanced players a 1 hour lesson is highly recommended.

Do I need my own instrument?
We ask all students to have an instrument in their home, so they can practice during the week. Let us know if you need any recommendations!
Can we split a 60 minute lesson into two lessons?

If you have two students wanting to learn, we are able to divide a 60 minute lesson into two 30 minute lessons.

What happens if I leave for 2 months and come back?

If you are leaving for 30 days or longer, you have the option of holding your time and teacher for when you return by paying your normal monthly tuition.You may also withdraw completely and re- register when you return, however your time and teacher may not be available.

Do you accept the government’s Creative Kids Voucher?

Currently we are only accepting Creative Kids Voucher in NSW. We hope to accept the government voucher in other states soon.

Do I need to travel anywhere for my lessons?

We will come to your home, meaning you don’t have to fight traffic to get to after school lessons.

How can we access the MyMusicStaff student portal?

You can visit https://app.mymusicstaff.com/ to log into the student portal. Email us at musiclessons@customersupport.care to get your login details.

CHILD LESSONS

Is my child too young to start music lessons?
Our teachers are experienced in teaching students as young as five. Our enthusiastic teachers ensure every lesson is fun and engaging to keep students interested in pursuing their instrument.
How old should my child be to begin music lessons?

Children as young as five can begin learning their instrument and basic music theory.

We are very experienced in tutoring young children who are complete beginners, and have all the patience and personality needed to engage your child and give them best start in their musical journey.

 

Is a 45 minute lesson too long for my child?

In our 45 minute lessons, we are able to cover music theory, technical skills alongside the songs we teach. These important aspects of musical education are often skipped over in 30 minute lessons.

How do I know my child is progressing ?

To keep our students learning and progressing, we use the Musical Ladder system. Every 3 months our students take a test with their teacher to make sure they are absorbing the material in the lessons and making progress. Our students love this system as they get to earn cool colourful wristbands and certificates as well as trophies for their achievements! Our teachers also will take the time to conference

What happens if I ( my child ) gets sick and can’t make a lesson one day?

We have group make up classes on the weekend, that are age and level appropriate. You can sign up online for as many as you would like and the make up never expires, meaning you can take the make up class a week or 2 months later.

TEACHERS

What are your teachers qualifications?

We are highly experienced in teaching students of all ages and skill levels, and have completed the relevant exams that allow us to teach. All teachers have undertaken a government certified “Working with children” police check.

BOOKING A LESSON

How does booking lessons work?

We offer weekly lessons, scheduled at the same time each week, with your teacher. Our lessons run throughout the school terms.

How frequently do I need to pay for lessons?

Students have the option of paying per month or term. Invoices are sent to students on a termly basis, so please let us know if you prefer monthly billing.

How does the payment work?

We ask all students to pay via direct debit or credit card. Our teachers will not accept cash. Lessons are prepaid to guarantee your placement.

Why Should You Take Violin Lessons?

Our instructors have a lot of knowledge with total beginners and know how to guide them through to an advanced level. We also have a big group of adult students that enjoy weekly lessons with us.

An instrument that has been embraced by many around the globe and across time, the violin is a modest instrument capable of delivering a range of beautiful sounds and melodies and many people have taken violin lessons over the years.

However, it is not the most straightforward instrument to master. With plenty of technical requirements, virtuosic literature, and physical needs, one must prepare and practice the instrument to understand and overcome its challenges.

If you are curious about violin lessons in the private area of your own home either for a child or as an adult you should take violin lessons with Music Lessons Academy Australia.

Unlike keyboard instruments such as piano, string instruments require an excellent ear to produce good sound. This is because the pitch of the sound varies as the musician slides her fingers along the strings. Unlike the guitar, the four major orchestral string instruments do not have frets.

Sometimes when studying the instrument, beginner students will place ribbons on the different positions of the violin to learn the intervals. However, countless musicians, especially those who are very young, learn to develop their ears solely with practice and learn to adjust the pitch of the note with the position of their fingers. All learning progress is individual to how quickly you can learn the techniques of how to play.

As many studies have shown, “Violins did not evolve; rather, the behaviour of the violin makers evolved.” The violin apparently appeared out of nowhere in the mid-1500s in northern Italy. Unlike an instrument like the modern piano, which endured several developments, the first appearances of the violin are essentially the same as the modern-day violin. Changes in the size of sound holes and other physical properties of the violin changed depending on the producer and their musical motivations.

Today in 2021, the violin is a major element of classical music ensembles. The concertmaster, or the leader of the violin section (and by default the rest of the orchestra), is a violinist. The violin is also a major component of chamber music literature: string trios (violin, viola, and cello), string quartets (two violins, viola, and cello), and piano duets (in the case of sonatas or as an accompaniment). Many musicians from Beethoven to Stravinsky wrote huge works for chamber music which are still played and enjoyed today by people of all ages. You can find classical songs online to listen to, young people can learn a lot from classical music compositions.

If you are looking into picking up music lessons and learning the violin contact us at Music Lessons Academy Australia to find out more details, we have incredible music teachers all around Australia from Sydney to Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth looking to assist students who love to play music. We cater private in-home lessons or offer online violin lessons which are especially useful in covid lockdowns when you want to continue learning to play the violin.

Holding The Violin

Rest the violin on your collarbone and support it slightly with the left hand, and the shoulder. Next, gently rest the side of your face on the instrument to add a little stabilizing weight.. Make sure your violin is held parallel to the floor. Because the left hand must move somewhat freely up and down the neck of the violin during performance, it is best if not too much support is required from the left hand. Practicing letting go briefly of the left hand can help ensure that your shoulder collarbone and head are really doing most of the work to support the instrument. Walking around a little while holding the instrument can help train you to be more comfortable. sliding the left hand up and down the neck will help prepare you for the next steps.

Bow Hand Position

Practicing a good bow hold is crucial to good sound production. A good bow hold is controlled, yet flexible. Place your right hand on the bow, with your thumb, slightly curved, gently inside the frog, (the cutout just before the hairs of the bow). Lay the remaining finger over the top of the bow, slightly spread out. Curve the pinky slightly and place it near the end of the bow, on top, in a way that it can control the tilt of the bow. It takes some practice for the pinky to get used to controlling the tilt of the bow, and to be well balanced. The bow hold should never be squeezed. Next, when drawing the bow across the strings, make sure that the shoulder is low and relaxed, and that the joints of the elbow and wrist are interconnected. The bow eventually should feel as an extension of the arm, rather that seperate.

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