Learn from Violin Legends

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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.

Glenn Dicterow

Glenn Dicterow is one of the world’s leading influencers in violin, having served as concertmaster for the NY Phil for 34 years. Besides his tenure in that esteemed role, Dicterow is known as a prolific recording artist and pedagogue, committed to bringing insights to the next generation of violinists.

Concertmaster Solos

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Augustin Hadelich

GRAMMY-award winning artist Augustin Hadelich is a "musician's musician" who has appeared with every major orchestra in North America. Named Musical America’s 2018 "Instrumentalist of the Year," he is consistently cited worldwide for his phenomenal technique, soulful approach, and insightful interpretations.

Left Hand Relaxation

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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 Course

A Career in Orchestral Playing

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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.

Extended Techniques Course

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More Featured Instructors

Shmuel Ashkenasi

Acclaimed Soloist
Curtis Institute Faculty

Gilles Apap

Acclaimed Soloist
Multi-Genre Artist

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

Stefan Jackiw

New School (NYC) Faculty
Avery Fisher Career Grant Recipient

Nancy Zhou

Instagram Sensation

Eric Silberger

tonebase Head of Violin
Tchaikovsky Competition Prize-Winner

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