The best violins for adult beginners. Learn how to play the violin as an adult on a high quality European Gliga violin. Set yourself for success with the best starter violin for adults - teacher recommended!
So, you are an adult and decided to learn how to play the violin. The first step would be finding a violin teacher in your area and buying an instrument. Besides a deep desire to discover the wonderful world of violin music, this is all you need for beginning violin lessons. Most adult players need a 4/4 size - also known as a full size violin. A 4/4 size violin is typically large for petite adult violin players who have a smaller built, hands and arms. That is why they settle for a 7/8 size violin instead. This violin is slightly smaller than the full size violin, and petite musicians find it more comfortable to handle.
We all know how confusing buying a violin is. Literature about violins surrounds us 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 adult violin beginners get so frustrated when they have to decide on which violin to buy.
You are probably in search of the best violin for beginner adults...
If you enjoy listening to the sweet sounds of the violin and decided to see if you can enlighten your ears with sounds made by you, welcome to the wonderful world of violins. You are probably in search of best violin for beginner adults, and that is how you landed on this page. Welcome and have a very pleasant stay! You will find here everything you need for learning how to play the violin as an adult beginner. If you are an intermediate adult violin player and are looking for an upgrade, we recommend the Gliga Gems 1 intermediate violins or the Gliga Gama advanced violins.
Violin teachers can help adult beginner violin students find a violin that suits their personal needs.
Usually, the teachers will step in and help the students and the parents make a selection. Most violin teachers know the local music stores. Consequently, they can advice on what instrument is best for an adult beginner violin student. Violin instruction is widely available everywhere nowadays. Many music colleges, private music schools, and independent violin teachers offer classes on how to play the violin. We are also happy to provide guidance and assistance in selecting a violin. Cami is very knowledgeable in the making of the Gliga instruments and is also a RCM level 7 violin student. Cami is an adult violin student as well and can easily recognize and address the individual needs of adult beginners.
The word "violin" comes from the Latin word "vitula", meaning stringed instrument. It was popularized in its modern form in the 16th century in Italy with further modifications in the 18th century. Wood has always been widely and easily available. That, combined with the intricate shape and function of the violin, attracted the interest of many craftsmen. Violin makers are called luthiers, and they specialize in crafting these fine instruments.
Adult beginner violin students often form romantic attachments with their instruments...
For the adult beginner violin student, there is often a romantic attachment to the instrument itself. That is due to its beautiful history combined with the deep and haunting sounds that the violin makes. The violin has been the content of many movies and books, such as "The Red Violin". Here, 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 want to learn violin playing, regardless of age.
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. Adult beginners violin classes are offered in every town and most violin teachers enjoy teaching adult. There is an ease of communication and understanding between adults and that creates a strong foundation for learning. We also have an extensive directory of violin teachers in BC. Should you need a recommendation, we would be haooy to connect you with a reputable violin teacher in your area.
Tip: For an adult who is truly motivated and serious about walking on this difficult path of learning how to play the violin, it’s very important to choose a very good quality violin from the beginning. That is because adult players make much faster progress than kids, and if they start with a basic beginner's violin, they will outgrow it very quickly. A good violin is going to represent something of an investment for an adult violin student. It’s not an investment that is measured in money only; the quality of the time spent with the violin and the level of satisfaction while and after a practice session are main factors that go into the formula used to measure the return on the investment. The violin will become a life partner, and the hours spent to discover the "sweet spots" on your violin will be longer and longer. You and your instrument of choice are going to spend a long time together making beautiful music.
With all this in mind, for adult violin beginners who envision a long term relationship with their violin, we recommend the Gems 1 intermediate violins or the Gama advanced violins.