How To: Play the staccato bow technique on violin

Play the staccato bow technique on violin

Staccato is Italian for articulated distinctly, with a separation between notes. In this tutorial you will learn how to play the staccato bowing technique on violin. Start slowly with a nice "pop" or collé sound at the beginning of each up bow stroke. Build up your speed faster every day and track your progress daily in the Practice Journal. The stacatto bow technique improves control over the entire bow and prepares you for pieces that use staccato. Pull to the tip on each down bow stroke. Until you are at top speeds above 120. Listen to the last two notes of each group of up bows. For the up bow staccato use straight fingers or the "up bow grip". For the down bow staccato use round fingers or the "down bow grip". For speed, try moving up bow while you are doing tremolo. With this how to video you will learn to play a staccato bowing technique on violin.

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