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Instruments > Violin > Classical Violin with Richard Amoroso

Classical Violin
with Richard Amoroso

Richard Amoroso has developed a rich library with hundreds of online classical violin lessons. Students have unlimited access to the interactive violin lessons including sheet music and play along tracks. Learn how to play classical violin from a virtuoso.

 Violin fundamentals  Bowing & cross string exercises

 Lessons on shifting  Etudes & solo repertoire

Richard Amoroso

What You'll Learn

What ultimately sets these classical violin lessons apart from other offerings is the ability to submit a video for review using the ArtistWorks Video Exchange Learning® platform. Richard Amoroso reviews each submission and records a video response, offering specific guidance to take your violin playing to the next level. All students can access the Video Exchange library and watch each other’s interactions with Richard. This library is constantly expanding and may contain the secret to learning how to play violin.

Top Quality Violin Lessons

  • 100s of violin lessons at your own pace
  • All levels and styles of playing welcome
  • Slow Motion & Looping on videos

About Richard Amoroso

For two decades, violinist Richard Amoroso has served as a member of the Philadelphia Orchestra. He has graced famed concert halls around the world, including soloing at Carnegie Hall, performing at the Suntoryi Hall and the Wiener Musikvere. Richard found success early in Violin, performing solo for the Philadelphia Orchestra when he was only 14. After studying and improving his craft, Richard has gone on to perform alongside musical greats, such as Hilary Hahn and Yo Yo Ma, Sting and Billy Joel. He is known worldwide as one of the premier classical violinists of our time. His natural talent shines through his 1765 Nicolò Gagliano violin as a tremendous instructor and musical virtuoso.

Classical Violin Lessons

 Beginner Violin

  • Getting Started - Introduce Yourself & Find Your Starting Point
  • Posture - Basic Left Hand & Arm Overview
  • Basic Bowing - Introduction
  • Basic Bowing - How to Grip the Bow
  • Basic Bowing - How to Start the Sound
  • Basic Bowing - Pulling the Bow with Relaxed Weight
  • Basic Bowing - Introduction to Long Tones
  • Basic Bowing - Speed & Weight
  • Building the Frets of the Hand - Introduction
  • Building the Frets of the Hand - Minuet in G by Beethoven
  • Building the Frets of the Hand - Minuet by Bach
  • Building the Frets of the Hand - Gavotte by Mignon
  • Bowing: Collé - Introduction
  • Bowing: Collé - Kreutzer No.2
  • 1st Position Major Scales
  • 1st Postion Minor Scales
  • Basic Arpeggios - Introduction
  • Basic Arpeggios - Major & Minor Arpeggiated Scales
  • Basic Bow Changes - Introduction
  • Basic Bow Changes: Bow Changes at the Frog
  • Basic Bow Changes: Bow Changes at the Tip
  • Basic Bow Changes: Combining Bow Motions from Frog to Tip
  • Basic Pieces - Gavotte by Martini
  • Basic Pieces - Minuet by Bach
  • Rhythms - Introduction
  • Rhythms - Giving Notes Their Proper Value
  • Rhythms - Triplets
  • Rhythms - Sixteenth Notes
  • String Crossing - Introduction
  • Bowing: Detaché - Introduction
  • Basic Shifting Overview: Shifting Between 1st & 3rd Position
  • Shifting Positions - Major & Minor Scale Exercises
  • Basic Shifting - Using Arpeggios
  • Practicing for Speed - Using Scales
  • Practicing for Speed - Using a Piece
  • Basic Vibrato
  • Basic Pieces - The Two Grenadiers by Schumann
  • Basic Pieces - Minuet by Boccherini
  • Double Stops - Introduction
  • Finding Notes in Different Positions
  • Basic Finger Motion - Introduction
  • Basic Finger Motion - Practicing with Scales
  • Basic Finger Motion - Building Up the Pinky
  • Pinkie Dexterity - Kreutzer No.9 “The Finger Exercise for Life”
  • Pizzicato - Introduction
  • Pizzicato - Tchaikovsky Symphony No.4, 3rd Mvt
  • Basic Pieces - Gavotte in G Minor by Bach
  • Basic Pieces - Humoresque by Dvořák
  • Basic Pieces - Seitz Concerto No.2 in G Major, 3rd Mvt.
  • Submit a Piece You're Working On
  • Miscellaneous Topics
  • NCSV Video Exchange Archive

+ Intermediate Violin

+ Advanced Violin

+ Violin Fundamentals

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  • Unlimited Access to Lessons
  • Unlimited Access to Video Exchange Library
  • 1 Video Submission to Teacher
  • Music Theory Workshop
  • Acoustic Guitar 101