Choosing the right size violin, viola, or cello for adult players – StringWorks - adult play 3 4 violin

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Why Are There Different Violin Sizes, and Why Does it Matter? – TakeLessons Blog adult play 3 4 violin


Can I, as a 5' 11" adult male, learn to play (at least at a basic level) on a 3/4 size violin? I have no aspirations to play in an orchestra, just get to.

A friend who, like me, is an adult beginner, and I tried each other's violins. He told me that many women prefer to play a 3/4 size and that.

I even play my 4/4 with a 3/4 bow to lessen the stress on my shoulder. The 3/4 Robert,. I am an adult student - started about 5 years ago.

Violins are either "full size" or "fractional. Adults, teens and children age 10-12 play full size. Children play 3/4 and smaller violins depending.

Many smaller adults wonder if they need to play on a 3/4 size instrument, as they may not be aware of the range of sizes that are available, or simply feel that full.