Questions Frequently Asked by Students
Online Virtuoso is a one of its kind e-learning resource that connects instrumentalists, students, and teachers of all ages and abilities.
Its mission is to provide education videos prepared by the most respected musicians and teachers in the industry over countless topics, from general advice to specific technical aspects and repertoire, general knowledge, theory and ear tests. Whether you're starting out, in a school band/orchestra, sitting an exam or are preparing to win your first job, OnV aims to provide you with the guidance you need. We want you to be able to access all the great teachers all the time no matter where you are.
We are beginning with the Clarinet but the others instruments are coming soon!
We have launched clarinet and saxophone content, and over the coming months we will launch all of the other woodwind instruments, brass, string, piano and voice
Online virtuoso is for anybody learning an instrument at any level, or any interested parent of a student. We are starting with the clarinet only, but are preparing to launch for all instruments in the coming months.
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As a beginner, it is so important to avoid bad habits. We are assembling videos that will aim specifically at avoiding these issues. For students just starting out, this site is definitely for you.
Absolutely! There will be videos on everything from concertos to winning job auditions. These will be made by players who themselves work in and with the finest orchestras
We will be constantly expanding our library of the best resources for instrumentalists. Every month there will be new videos for each instrument with new topics from new players, on all facets of playing. Have a good idea for a video? Let us know!
According to Wikipedia: A Virtuoso is a person highly skilled in music or another artistic pursuit. eg "a celebrated clarinet virtuoso"
Parents are encouraged to watch selected videos pertinent to your child, as they will help you to be able to help them
In short, yes. We have videos that tackle the most obvious pitfalls on the individual instruments. Our aim is not just to have one person’s view on a topic, but many. And this will come as we expand our library
As a subscriber you have access to all our amazing Virtuosi - not just one. You get multiple opinions on technical aspects and the chance to learn something from each Virtuoso
We are launching with over 100 Virtuosi, and will be adding more incredible teachers as we expand
We have some incredible videos to enable you to master your instrument, but that isn't it all we have to offer. From technical exercises, fingering charts and audition excerpt lists to piano accompaniments, we have everything to help you master your instrument!
We believe that videos are the best way to communicate both spoken information and visual examples. They are descriptive and concise. Not only this, they can be viewed over and over again, as well they should. Each one has been designed for you to conquer its own important challenge. Think of each as a lesson with the best the art form has to offer.
Yes you can cancel at anytime! Once you are logged in click top right on "My Subscription" and follow the instructions for how to cancel
Not yet - but soon! You will be able to have a live video lesson with the amazing Virtuosi we have on offer