Added:
4-13-2020-
THE BOW WARM-UP videos that review bow hold and bow technique for fun!!!

Here are links to the bow warm-ups!.  Now you can enjoy them at home!

1.  PINKY ZUMBA:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtIrGuzxAZY

2.  BYE, BYE, BYE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OemiXguTLUM

3.  SINGING IN THE RAIN:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwYyCz9ymHg

4.  SPIDERMAN:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q-ublU1cRA

5.  ALSO SPRACH ZARATHUSTRA (the epic, space movie sounding one):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aeNDzSpWzS4

SOMETIMES IT'S FUN TO WATCH Videos!

    < Itzhak Perlman - Bow grip >

 In this short video, a famous violinist explains the best way to hold the bow.  Remember, cellists and bassists:  your pinky doesn't sit on top of the bow.  That's really the only difference; everything else he says is for you, too!




4-2-2020-

Optional Learning Links for learning fun! :
FUN SONGS TO PLAY NOW!!!

A.  OPEN STRING SONGS (You don't need to put any fingers down for these songs):

These songs are played with your open strings.  Just watch the screen and it will tell you when to play the notes!

1.  OPEN STRING FIDDLING - This song uses your open D string and your open A string.  
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mzxzI5hHeX8

2.  OPEN STRING BLUES - This song uses your D string, your A string, and your G string.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PFtCshMoQX0

3.  OPEN STRING ROCK - This song uses your D, A, and G strings.  Violas & cellos get to use their C (thickest) strings and violins and basses get to use your E strings.  Basses, the E string is your thickest string.  Violins, the E string is your thinnest string.  Rock out!!!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Hw-FI14P34

4.  OPEN STRING HIP HOP - This song uses your D, A, and G strings.
https://youtu.be/cSsdVRD8mHY


B.  YOU'LL NEED TO PUT FINGERS DOWN - BUT YOU'VE GOT THIS!

1.  EYE OF THE TIGER -
This song has one tricky part, but most of it is not hard and it's a fun rock song.  It uses these notes:  D, E, F#, G, A, & B.  (Remember, to play a B, put one finger on the A string.)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzVP0SdVXO8

 FUN LISTENING!

Vitamin String Quartet
I thought you might enjoy listening to this group of talented musicians playing recent and current hits.