2709, 2018

10 Christmas Gifts for Viola Players 2018

It's that time of year again. Time to decorate the Christmas tree, put up the stockings, and buy all the Christmas presents. If you have a viola player in the family, finding the right viola gifts for them can be tough, but don't fear! Below are the hottest Christmas gifts for viola players that your favorite viola player will absolutely love. 1. An Electric Viola Every viola player who has every dreamed of being in a rock band or orchestra will love this. Electric violas combine the beautiful sounds of violas with the cool factor of being able to hook  up

1203, 2018

Best Viola Strings & Combinations 2019

Strings are one of the most important parts of the viola as they, when combined with a bow, ultimately produce the beautiful tones that violas are known for so it is therefore it is vital for you to pick the best viola strings. Given the wide variety of violas available and the uniqueness inherent in each viola, there is no one "best viola string" solution. It is best for you to try out several different viola strings and keep track of which ones make your viola sing. Our best viola strings list below highlights the viola strings that are frequently rated

1011, 2017

Best Viola Dampits and Humidifiers

Musicians have to travel to different places time and again. Viola players, in particular, need to carry with them their musical instrument wherever they go – whether they are a part of a touring band or they are asked to perform. Either way, a traveling viola player should be aware that the humidity of the environment may affect their violas. If you are a viola player, you should be mindful that the tone and the material quality of the violas are affected when they are constantly exposed to a frosty weather or a dry environment. Cracks and warps may

1110, 2017

Best Electric Violas 2019

Buying an electric viola is a great life decision. Electric violas are stylish, "cool," and downright fun to play. Since electric violas are harder to find at local music shops and usually must be purchased online, we have consolidated a list below of the best electric violas. Shopping for an electric viola is a very different experience than shopping for a regular viola. Whereas sound quality plays a huge role in buying a regular viola, it is not as important of a factor for electric violas because all of the sound travels through electric wires and is amplified anyway. So instead

1010, 2017

Best Viola Brands for Beginners 2019

Beginner viola players need an instrument that is both ready-to-play out-of-the-box and is cost-effective since they may not continue playing for long. Our comprehensive list of beginner viola brands below has been evaluated by our staff to ensure that they are both beginner- and budget-friendly. Each of the viola outfits below comes with a minimum of a student viola, a bow, a case, and strings. As with all violas, components can be upgraded, but these basic outfits will be enough to get the beginner up and playing within minutes. For our full analysis of the best viola brands, check

710, 2017

How to Get Free Sheet Music for Viola

With the rise of the Internet, accessing and finding free viola sheet music has become easier than ever. There are a lot of places online to find free sheet music for viola. While there are many ways to obtain viola music illegally, the resources we list here are only legal ways of getting free sheet music. Remember, music is copyrighted and if you obtain sheet music through illegal means, you are breaking the law. You can find a lot of different music through these resources, so feel free to explore them all!   8notes.com 8notes.com’s key focus is providing free

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