What You Will Learn

When you have your Viola lessons you will learn about reading the ‘Alto Clef’ which is specific to this instrument. You will explore the unique repertoire across different musical styles.  

Make a good sound  

The first good sound you will make will be a ‘ringing’ pizzicato, when you pluck the string. As lessons progress you will learn how to hold the bow and to apply to the right level of pressure to create a smooth and lovely clear sound.   

Play well-known tunes 

When you havelearnt just a few notes, you will be able to play a selection of tunes in different musical styles. 

Learn to read musical notation  

As you learn to play different tunes, you will also be introduced to musical notation. As you become more confident reading music, a whole world of musical opportunities will open up!  

Make music with others

Making music is a fun and sociable activity. After just a few weeks you will be able to make music with others – in your lessons, with friends or at one of our Music Centres.