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Shareable Certificate

Earn a Certificate upon completion

100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.

Approx. 12 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Beginning Stages

1 hour to complete
6 videos (Total 16 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Violin Shop3m
Posture3m
Holding The Instrument3m
Left Hand Setup "Eggs"2m
Left Hand Setup "GDG"2m
5 readings
Syllabus10m
Grading and Logistics10m
Meet Your Instructors10m
Suggested Reading10m
Module Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Beginning Stages10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Bow Arm and Hand

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 10 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
The Beginning Bow Hold2m
Shoulder Bowing2m
Preparation for Violin and Bow Together4m
1 reading
Module Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Bow Arm and Hand10m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Putting It All Together

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 15 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
4 videos
GDG & AEA3m
See Saw4m
See the Little Monkey5m
1 reading
Module Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Putting It All Together10m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Pieces in the Key of A Major

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 28 min), 1 reading, 2 quizzes
6 videos
The A Major Scale6m
Strawberry Red2m
Lightly Row5m
Go Tell Aunt Rhody5m
Brother John2m
1 reading
Module Overview10m
1 practice exercise
Pieces in the Key of A Major10m

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