Buy a Violin for Beginners in Vancouver | Learn How to Play the Violin on a High Quality European Instrument
If you enjoy classical music or if you just want to learn to play the violin, the first step would be to find a violin teacher and buy an instrument. Besides a deep desire to discover the wonderful world of violin music, this is all you need for beginning violin lessons. If you have a child who is interested in learning how to play the violin, we stock a range of violin sizes specifically adapted for the ergonomic variations that are required for the younger player. We carry violins in all standard sizes, from 1/32 to 4/4 size, to accommodate players of all ages. As you would expect, a smaller violin for beginners is just as well-crafted as a full-sized version and has excellent acoustics.
We know how confusing buying a violin is. What is the best beginning student violin? We are surrounded by literature about violins in any direction we look; we find it in libraries, newspapers, magazines, bookstores, music stores, specialty violin shops , and on the Internet; try looking up "violin for beginner" or "beginner violin", and Google returns thousands of results in less than one second. That is quite a large result set and all you need is one instrument. No wonder parents and players alike get so frustrated when they have to decide on which violin to buy. Usually, the teachers will step in and help the students and the parents make a selection. Violin teachers usually know the local music stores and they would provide good advice on what beginners violin is best for a child or adult beginner violinist. Violin instruction is widely available everywhere, as many music colleges, private music school, and independent music teachers offer classes on how to play the violin.
The word "violin" comes from the Latin word "vitula" meaning stringed instrument. It was popularized in its modern form in 16th century in Italy with further modifications in the 18th century. Due to it's appealing design and wide and easy access to the raw materials is made of, wood, the violin became the object of interest of many artisans all over the world. Violin makers are called luthiers, and they specialize in crafting these fine instruments. For the violin beginner there is often a romantic attachment to the instrument itself due to its beautiful history. This has been the content of movies and books such as "The Red Violin", where a violin travels the time and carries within the souls and the fate of those who played it. There is something mystical and mysterious about violins, and that goes beyond the angelic sounds that this musical instrument produces. No doubt you will find these stories quite inspiring and make you or your child want to learn violin playing.
Learning violin is not as difficult as you may think. Sure, like learning any instrument, it takes a certain amount of dedication and practice. The beginner violin player often starts young, however young age or childhood is not a prerequisite for enjoying this beautiful and elegant instrument. Adult beginning violin players are more numerous than one might think. There is really no age limitation when it comes to starting to learn how to play the violin. Beginners violin classes are offered in every town; just have a look online on sites such as Craig's list or Yellow Pages. We also have an extensive directory of violin teachers in Vancouver and if you need a recommendation, we would be glad to put you in touch with a reputable violin teacher in your area.
If you are serious about beginning, violins can be bought directly from our online store. Our recommendation for a child is a Gliga Genial 1 instrument, and for a dedicated adult beginner violin player a Gliga Gems 1 violin. At Gliga Violins we are enthusiastic about violins and music, so don't be afraid to ask us any questions. Our selection of violins for beginners will give you plenty to choose from.
If you are left-handed, you should play a left handed violin. We have an extensive collection of beginning left handed violins and we will help you make the right choice for you. When you make the choice to learn to play violin, you will be inheriting a centuries old discipline that will bring you great joy and satisfaction for years to come, both in playing and listening.