If someone were to ask you, “If you could pick from any instrument and instantly know how to play it, what would you pick?” odds are that a violin would be among the top choice. But although violins are surrounded by a romantic aura of mystique, many people think that it’s too hard, too expensive, or just plain too difficult to learn how to play this well-known and much beloved musical instrument. But let us show you, that because of the plenty benefits of playing this instrument, it is definitely worth the time and effort it takes to learn this instrument.
The instrument is our voice, with which we express our emotions, feelings. And with the violin we can really show all the emotions. With different kinds of sound colours we can create the deepest sorrow, darkest night, sweetest love and the most joyful happiness. This is the magic of this instrument.
The violin is capable of several kinds of voice depending on how it is manipulated by the musician. From the double-stops and shuffles of the fiddle, to the clean clear notes of most show tunes, to the airy, almost magical harmonics. And let us not forget the trills, the various styles of vibrato, and the glissando or staccato. Each technique creates its own unique voice within a musical piece.
You may be surprised to discover that besides the joy of playing the violin, there are many excellent, lifelong benefits of playing the violin; and learning to play it, like any undertaking, simply requires having the right tools and the right instruction. There are proven physical, mental, and social benefits of playing the violin such as Improved memory and attention span, better overall mental function and health, sensory development, social skills, a sense of belonging.
These are all benefits of playing the violin.
At KMA Berlin with our experienced teachers we take care that with the right approach, you can start experiencing those benefits much faster.