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The Violin Geek Podcast

Laurel Thomsen
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Welcome violin geeks everywhere (or viola, fiddle, cello, guitar, trumpet...)! With all the detail and troubleshooting of a private lesson, violinist and violist, recording artist, author, and string teacher Laurel Thomsen shares daily discoveries, insightful interviews with top performers and music industry leaders, and tips for practicing, polishing, and becoming the best musician you can be. Episodes are accessible to beginners, yet contain the depth appreciated by the advancing student or seasoned performer alike. Happy Practicing! Support this podcast:


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4.7 out of 5 stars from 40 ratings
  • An enjoyable education!

    Initially thought these would be way above my ability to comprehend, as a beginner, however they are extremely well-explained, astonishingly interesting and so, so varied. Thank you for all the effort that has clearly been put in! It is really appreciated and a great education. Can imagine listening agin and again.

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom2 months ago
  • Welcome Back!

    I was so sad when you seemed to take a break from the podcast. I made it a routine to search for new episodes several times a year. I’m so glad to see new uploads! Thank you!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Wonderful yet intimidating

    I'm listening to lots of classical music podcasts in preparation for my own podcast launch, and I have to say, Laurel's effort here is outstanding. Good sound quality, great information, clearly presented, and without the stick-up-the-@#! monotone of the NPR casts. Everything I strive for as I get ready to do this myself If this is representative of private violin/classical music podcasts (non-NPR or radio), then I've got my work cut out for me. more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States7 years ago
  • So Grateful!!! Thanks Laurel!!

    This is such an incredible treat! So helpful. I have a private instructor and also chew on this to utilize both. My only suggestion is for the podcasts are for the interviews / conversations with another. I would love to be able to hear the other individuals complete thoughts, their personal views and rabbit trails even. I totally understand that Listening in itself is an art form but in those type of situations its really important to talk less and allow the guest the platform. Still love em bu... more

    Apple Podcasts
    United States8 years ago
  • Skype Lessons

    I just had my first Skype lesson with Laurel & would highly recommend! She's great!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Kingdom8 years ago

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