SSC Library — For Beginners


How to Tune Your Instrument

Tuning your violin is something that you will need to do every time you play and as a beginner, this can be a very difficult task. Don’t worry though! The more you practice tuning your instrument, the easier it gets, so you will soon be a pro.

Caring for your String Instrument

With the hotter weather fast approaching, see how best to look after your violin, viola, cello and double bass!

Which Violin Should I Buy?

Choosing a new violin should be an exciting experience and our aim is to make it as simple as possible for you.

Everything You Need to Know About Rosin

In this video Andrea answers some commonly asked questions about rosin:

Deciding Whether to Rent or Buy

Should I rent or buy a violin? Is one of the most common questions we get asked in store, so to give you some direction we have listed the pros and cons of buying vs renting a violin and a video with some frequently asked questions.

Encouraging Your Child to Practice

There are many different ways to keep your child enthusiastic about music practice. Is important to remember however that every child is different and it may take a little bit of trial and error to figure out which method(s) work best. Here are our top five ways in which you can keep your kids keen!