Yes, you'll need your own appropriately sized violin. A variety of sizes are made from 4/4 (full size) to 1/32 size. You can either rent or buy from a local violin shop and we like to use Wilhite Strings.
Yes, violin might make your fingertips a little sore at first because you'll be pressing down on strings. Also, it might take some time before you're playing some songs because the first few steps are learning how to hold the instrument and bow.
The violin instructors at Knox Music Studios:
holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education and Cello Performance, is pursuing a Masters in Cello Performance, and has taught since 2009.
is from Puerto Rico, where she completed a BA in Violin Performance from the Conservatory of Music. She has founded and conducted award-winning ensembles and has been teaching since 2006.
holds a Bachelor of Music in Music Education, and has been teaching strings since 2013. She currently teaches orchestra at Oak Ridge Schools.
Contact us to inquire about availability with these great instructors! You can start anytime with no long term contracts.