• The Beginners level violin course is designed to educate all our learners about the fundamental principles, playing techniques and detailed musical knowledge.
  • The student is introduced to various musical pieces. 
  • Student learns how to play it through step-by-step description and demonstration.

Overview of BEGINNER LEVEL 2:

  • Total Duration:  72 – 96 sessions

For individual student, the duration of each grade is 20– 24 sessions.

  • Age – 9 years and above
  • Group Size: Up to 2 students
  • Session Duration: 40 mins  
  • Schedule: Once A Week 

The student can appear for International certification in music (Violin) at every Grade. Sapthora will train the students for the exams. The fee for the exam will be borne by the student.

The Beginners course is from Initial 0 – grade 2.

Prerequisites to join the course

  • The learner should be 9 years and above.  
  • The learner should have completed his novice level. 

Tools, software and material needed:  

  • Zoom Software 
  • An acoustic violin,
  • Shoulder pad
  • Music notation stand
  • Musical Manuscript  
  • Armless chair/stool for seating

1.Theory:

  • Various bow patterns 
  • Understanding dynamics and articulations
  • Naturals & accidentals 
  • Major and Minor Scale formation     
  • Arpeggios  

Practical:

  • Consistency in playing the notes
  • Playing along with sheet music
  • Playing from memory
  • Introduction to ear training
  • Ear training exercises  
  • Playing along with accompaniment

Initial Grade

Technical Work

  • Bowing exercises – separate bowing (all from memory)
  • Scales playing (all from memory)

Exam Pieces Total – 9 (3 should be played in the exam)

Grade - 1

Technical Work

  • Bowing exercises – C, G,  D, A Major (one octave)
  • D minor – First 5 notes – ascending and descending (from memory)
  • Scales and arpeggios (separate and slurred)
  • Technical exercises (from memory) 

Exam Pieces Total – 9 (3 should be played in the exam)

Grade – 2

Technical Work

  • Bowing exercises – G, C,  F, D Major and D minor – (from memory)
  • E and D minor – natural, harmonic or melodic minor – 1st position (one octave)
  • Scales and arpeggios (separate and slurred)
  • Technical exercises (from memory)

Exam Pieces Total – 9 (3 should be played in the exam)

Outcome by the end of the level:

  • The learner will be able to read the sheet with all its dynamics and articulations.  
  • Will develop a good theoretical and practical knowledge.   
  • Develops a good sense of rhythm and pitch.  
  • The learner can play sheet music with a given BPM of 90-100.