When & Where

Quick Facts

  • Availability Yes
  • Tutor TBC CCL HPL - Grade H
  • Course Code W24CCLD01B
  • Suitable For 19 year olds and up are permitted on this course

What you will learn

Learn the basics of playing the violin and/or viola, as well as general musicianship through group tuition. Expand your knowledge, technique and repertoire and enjoy playing with others. This course is suitable for players with 1 term of experience. The lessons will be structured as a mixture of class tuition, individual practice and small group practice.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Develop your technique to Initial Grade standard
  • Learn relevant repertoire from the ABRSM, Trinity or LCM syllabuses
  • Develop sight reading skills to Initial Grade standard
  • Develop basic solo and ensemble playing skills

Class format and activities

Learning to play the violin or viola in an online group setting.

Entry requirements

Ideally you should have completed the Violin and Viola 1/2 A course. Knowledge of reading and playing music on the violin or viola in 1st position, using semi-breve, minim, crotchet and quaver notes.

What you need to know before you enrol

It is necessary to practise for a short time regularly between the lessons as the class progresses as a unit.

What you need

Your instrument and bow. During the first session, you will receive guidance from your tutor about how to access the online course material, such as recordings and sheet music.

What you can do next

Each term’s learning is consecutive for the whole year. This is followed by the 'Violin /Viola 2 A' and 'String Ensemble A' class for the following year. Musicianship classes are also available at Morley College, ask the tutor for guidance and advice. There are other instrumental classes you could try, such as : Piano, Classical Guitar, Flute, Clarinet or Cello.