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Overview & topics covered

Are you a violinist looking to build a solid foundation of technique? Look no further than Elizabeth Faidley's comprehensive course on Foundational Technique. With over 30 years of experience as a highly respected violin pedagogue, Faidley has developed a proven curriculum designed to help you master the fundamentals of playing the violin.

In this course, you'll learn everything from how to hold the bow and violin to advanced techniques such as shifting and vibrato. Faidley will guide you through each step of the process, offering invaluable insights and tips to help you achieve your full potential as a violinist.

But that's not all - this course also covers topics such as repertoire sequencing, running a studio, and career advice, making it the perfect resource for violinists at any stage of their musical journey. Whether you're a beginner just starting out or an advanced player looking to refine your technique, Elizabeth Faidley's Foundational Technique course is an essential resource for any serious violinist. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn from one of the best in the business!

Lessons covered in this course include:

  1. The Bow: learn the basics of bow technique, including how to hold the bow and produce a good sound.
  2. The Violin: learn how to hold the violin, proper posture, and basic left-hand technique.
  3. First Steps: build on your foundation with more advanced techniques such as finger placement, bowing patterns, and more.
  4. Repertoire Sequencing: learn how to choose and sequence repertoire to build your student’s or your own skills and technique.
  5. Advanced Techniques: dive deeper into advanced techniques such as shifting and vibrato.
  6. The Bow Arm: learn how to develop a strong and flexible bow arm.
  7. Running a Studio: learn tips and tricks for running a successful violin studio.
  8. Teaching: learn effective teaching techniques to help your students develop strong technique and musicality, always with empathy and a good approach to teaching children.
  9. Career Advice: learn about career options for violinists and get tips for building a successful career in music.

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to learn from one of the best violin pedagogues of today. Sign up for Elizabeth Faidley's Foundational Technique course today!

The instructor
Elizabeth Faidley
Winner of the prestigious "Studio Teacher of the Year" accolade by the American String Teachers' Association for the state of New Jersey

Elizabeth Faidley, a highly sought-after violinist and pedagogue, has garnered praise as an extraordinary and inspiring teacher, as acclaimed by the New York Times. Recognized for her exceptional teaching abilities, she was awarded the prestigious "Studio Teacher of the Year" accolade by the American String Teachers' Association for the state of New Jersey in 2011. Elizabeth has also received esteemed teaching awards, including those from the Union City Symphony and the Korean Radio Broadcast Network.

Beyond her role on the faculty of the Pre-College Division of the Manhattan School of Music, Elizabeth maintains a thriving private studio in the metropolitan area of New York City. With students ranging from ages 3 to 23, she imparts her expertise in violin performance to aspiring musicians. Her students have achieved remarkable success, winning national and international competitions and gracing renowned concert halls such as Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Merkin Concert Hall, and even performing at the White House. They consistently secure scholarships and gain admission to esteemed music conservatories worldwide, including The Manhattan School of Music, New England Conservatory, the Juilliard School, Peabody Conservatory, Rice University, the Royal College of Music, and The Cleveland Institute.

Described by The New York Times as fiercely devoted and compassionately committed to her students, colleagues, and the art of music, Elizabeth Faidley is a true advocate for nurturing musical talent and shaping the future generation of musicians.