tonebase Violin – Coming This Summer

Master the violin by learning from those who know it best. This summer, gain access to a revolutionary library of video tutorials covering topics from technique to musicianship – all taught by the best violinists in the world.

Featuring instructors from world-renowned institutions.

We’ve tapped the leading minds in violin pedagogy, to help you learn and make progress even faster.

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Meet Your New Instructors

With tonebase, you’ll gain access to 100s of tutorials taught by the world’s best violinists. From elite symphony concertmasters to up-and-coming virtuosos, get to know a few of our world-class instructors and the topics they will be teaching on tonebase below.

David Kim

David Kim’s promise as a violinist was apparent from the age of 8, when he began studying with the legendary Dorothy DeLay. Named concertmaster of The Philadelphia Orchestra in 1999, Kim’s prominence as a soloist, first chair, and pedagogue spans decades and remains unmatched.

Orchestral Excerpts

Preparing for Auditions

Watch: David Kim's Trailer

Nancy Zhou

Nancy Zhou's star has been rising fast since winning the Shanghai Isaac Stern Violin Competition in 2018. Aside from her interests in chamber music and her extraordinary orchestra experience as a soloist, Zhou loves to teach and explore violin mechanics from a highly-conscious perspective.

Technique as Taught by Dounis

Nancy Zhou performs Saint-Saëns

Aleksey Igudesman

Aleksey Igudesman brings a quirky irreverence to the world of violin. A multi-faceted entertainer and composer, he has studied with the esteemed Boris Kuschnir, worked with Academy Award-winner Hans Zimmer on influential film scores, and has equal depth in expertise as a conductor and soloist.

Orchestral Sample Library of Effects

Watch: Aleksey Igudesman's Trailer

Stefan Jackiw

Stefan Jackiw, known for his exceptional lyricism and authenticity, has performed with the Cleveland Orchestra, the St. Louis Symphony, and many others. He continues to maintain an ambitious touring schedule and bring his highly-refined artistry to audiences worldwide.

Mozart: Violin Concerto No. 5

Brahms: Violin Sonata No. 1

Watch: Stefan Jackiw's Trailer

More Featured Instructors

Glenn Dicterow

Famed NY Phil Concertmaster
USC's Jascha Heifetz Chair

Shmuel Ashkenasi

Acclaimed Soloist
Curtis Institute Faculty

Gilles Apap

Acclaimed Soloist
Multi-Genre Artist

Augustin Hadelich

GRAMMY Award-Winner
Yale School of Music Faculty

Giora Schmidt

Acclaimed Soloist
NYU Steinhardt Faculty

Rachel Lee Priday

Acclaimed Soloist
University of WA Faculty

Daniel Philips

Orion String Quartet Founder
Juilliard School Faculty

Charles Yang

Acclaimed Soloist
Time For Three Member

William Hagen

Acclaimed Soloist
Queen Elisabeth Prize-Winner

Eric Gratz

Prize-Winning Soloist
San Antonio Symphony Concertmaster

Simone Porter

Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipient
International Solo Artist

Ilya Gringolts

Paganini Competition Winner
Zurich University of Arts Faculty

Stella Chen

Queen Elisabeth Winner
Lincoln Center Emerging Artist Award

Sean Lee

Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipient
EMI Classics Artist

Eric Silberger

Head of Violin @ tonebase
Tchaikovsky Competition Prize-Winner

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