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Hands down the best place to go if you want to take music lessons.




Hands down the best place to go if you want to take music lessons.
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Violin and Viola Lesson Basics

Whether you're a beginner, intermediate, or you've been playing forever, violin is an amazing instrument with rich history. Our teachers can work with you to accomplish whatever you want and make strings a daily part of your life. If you're a beginner you'll start with two books: Suzuki Violin School 1 and Essential Elements Book 1. These two books are the foundation of violin learning. They are so versatile they can be used by both kids and adults.

If you're more advanced, our teachers will work with you to figure out where you are and develop a personal curriculum.

Violin vs Viola


Violin is the melody carrying instrument of the orchestra - faster, higher, more intricate parts. Violinist are usually a person who’s outgoing and doesn’t mind showing off. The sound is brighter, solo oriented.


People often choose the viola because they fall in love with the sound. It’s deep, warm and rich and just not the same as the violin. It has incredible depth and roundness that students gravitate towards. The viola does a lot of supportive playing, helping carry the players who are responsible for the melody.

Ultimately the choice is a personality thing. It’s who you are.

I am so happy that I was lucky enough to get the recommendation to come here for my kids’ lessons. I would recommend Musicologie to anyone who has a child who is interested in music.

- Monica, Musicologie Mom since 2013

Did you know Musicologie was voted Best Music Instruction in Columbus by readers of Columbus Parents Magazine? We've been among the top studios in town in the trusted family publication since we opened our doors.

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Meet our students

Many of our students are young beginners, but we also have students attending Berkelee, adult who are just starting out, and semi-pro players honing their chops.

Stephanie plays guitar at the Musicologie concert

Stephanie has been taking lessons since 2016. She played in our Guitar Ensemble and is working toward playing open mics.

Sara at the Musicologie Kid's Concert

Sara has been taking lessons since she was five.
She's breezed through three lesson books and is learning Roar

How violin and viola lessons work at Musicologie

1. Introduce Yourself

Fill out our form so we can get to know you and what your goals are

2. Do an Assessment

We'll match you with a teacher who will best help you succeed

3. Attend Lessons

Get good! Sign up for weekly lessons and work your butt off!

Violin and Viola Teachers

Your teacher is the bedrock of your lessons and we pride ourselves on finding that perfect fit. Musicologie violin and viola teachers have diverse backgrounds and specialized skills. Get to know a few:


Join hundreds of other strings students - young and old, beginners and pros


Photo: Kids Recital 2016