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How to Increase the Lifetime of Your Violin or Viola Strings?

Zlata Brouwer

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Published: January 9, 2014 at 1:57 PM [UTC]

Good violin or viola strings are expensive and playing on new strings and tuning them all the time is irritating.

So... you would like to maximize the lifetime of your violin or viola strings.

In this video I share some tips to increase the lifetime of your strings.

Click here to buy exactly the same strings Zlata uses on her violin!

Is this video useful to you? Please let me know in the comments!



PS: Do you have questions for me on violin or viola playing? Post a comment below or send an e-mail to

From Roy Wainscott
Posted on January 9, 2014 at 6:36 PM
Thank you Zlata for this very useful advice. I bought a $2100 student violin from a reputable store in Nashville, TN. two months ago and I have certainly put many miles on it since. I had been searching on the internet as to how often to change my strings and how to keep them in good condition and then you post this video, perfect

Roy Wainscott

From Zlata Brouwer
Posted on January 10, 2014 at 10:45 AM
Great to hear that, Roy, good luck!

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