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Violin Virtuoso Itzhak Perlman’s Tips for Practicing Violin

Written by the MasterClass staff

Last updated: Sep 24, 2021 • 7 min read

Itzhak Perlman has performed at nearly of all the world’s top concert halls, under the baton of today’s most revered conductors. And, while Perlman had undoubtedly been blessed with remarkable talent, this alone cannot account for his professional and artistic achievements. The other element that’s every bit as important as innate talent is the willingness to practice and to practice effectively. Below, Perlman offers his best tips on developing good violin habits.