Trala: Learn Violin 4+

Learn and Play Violin

Trala, Inc.

    • 4.6 • 264 Ratings
    • Free

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Description

Trala helps you learn violin at any age, from anywhere.

Here’s how it works:

VIOLIN LESSONS FOR BUSY PEOPLE
We’ll connect you with the right teacher, someone who understands your goals and makes you actually want to practice. Zoom lessons let you squeeze in violin between meetings, after school, or when the family has gone to bed.

GROUNDBREAKING TECHNOLOGY AND INSTANT FEEDBACK
When you’re not in a lesson, Trala uses signal processing, cutting edge technology that analyzes the sound of your violin and gives you instant feedback on pitch and rhythm every time you practice. When you play the wrong notes, we’ll help you get back on track.

CURRICULUM BUILT BY CONCERTMASTERS AND ROCKSTARS
Learn violin by playing the music you love - whether that’s Bach, Britney (Spears), Bluegrass, or (Bela) Bartok. Stay motivated between lessons with the world’s largest library of violin videos and exercises featuring folks like Joshua Bell, Katie Jacoby (The Who), and Kiana June Weber.

BUILT-IN VIOLIN TUNER
Trala’s in-app violin tuner provides high-precision tuning while teaching you the skills to tune by ear. During your first violin lesson, your teacher will show you how to quickly get in tune with Trala’s violin tuner.

EXPANSIVE SHEET MUSIC LIBRARY
Trala’s interactive sheet music library will teach you 500+ beloved songs, from Happy Birthday to Bach partitas. With the help of your Trala teacher, learn to play folk, blues, Celtic fiddle, classical, and jazz sheet music. Want to learn a song that’s not in the app? Tell your Trala teacher, and they’ll provide you with the sheet music.

TRALA’S MISSION
Trala’s mission is to make world-class music education available to every single person on Earth. We’re here to give you the lessons, feedback, and support you need to become a violinist. Over 400,000 students from 193+ countries have downloaded Trala to learn violin.

MEET OUR VIOLIN TEACHERS AND CURRICULUM EXPERTS
Some of the most exciting violinists teach at Trala, including:
• Joshua Bell, Grammy award winning violinist
• Katie Jacoby, electric violinist for The Who
• Monique Brooks Roberts, session musician for Lizzo and Alicia Keys
• Kiana June Weber, the world’s preeminent Celtic fiddler
• Dr. Nuné Melik, classical violinist, musicologist, and humanitarian
• Grace Youn, renowned Suzuki-certified expert in the fundamentals
• Rasa Mahmoudian, concertmaster of the Iran‐Austria Symphony Orchestra

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SUBSCRIPTION TERMS
• The subscription is auto-renewing. Payment will be charged at the time of purchase and will auto-renew until you unsubscribe
• Unsubscribe via the Account Settings page at least 24 hrs in advance to avoid paying for the next cycle
• You will be charged the full subscription amount up to 24 hrs before the renewal date
• Any unused portion of a free trial period will be forfeited when the user purchases a subscription
• Cancellations take effect at the end of the current subscription period
• Unused lessons roll over to the next month for 1 year
• Scheduled lessons are honored even if lessons subscription is cancelled
• Lessons can be cancelled up to 24 hrs prior to the scheduled time

Read about our terms and privacy policy here:
http://trala.com/terms
http://trala.com/privacy-policy

Questions? Email support@trala.com to chat with a real violinist.

Trala uses the open-source library Verovio (www.verovio.org).

What’s New

Version 5.9.1

This version includes bug fixes, performance improvements, and enhances the overall Trala student experience


Need help getting started? Contact us through the app or email support@trala.com with questions.

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
264 Ratings

264 Ratings

Isabel123e ,

Beginner Adult Student

After a lengthy research on tools to use to help me in my quest to become a violinist I came across this App after reading reviews from professionals I decided to give it ago, once I started using it I noticed to huge improvement on my bowing, tempo and most importantly I started learning to read the music sheet with more confidence. I have private lessons and Trala is my I home support tutor on my nightly practice. I was so impressed with the results I subscribed for a year. The developers keep on improving the lessons there are plenty of tips (videos) from professionals and it is a very intelligent app that listens to your playing and gives you feedback accordingly. I can not recommend Trala enough!.

Devax99 ,

OHMYGEWD

Ok, in the video I saw for this, I saw a freaking girl doing vibrato on the violin, but couldn't get a note right. You have to be at least a grade 1 to do vibrato, and to go up a grade, you need to take an exam, like the AMEB exams. You cannot say that you were taught by an app, when going into an exam, and you also can't learn how to tune a violin by yourself.

This app is an example of an horrendus app, and I wouldn't recommend it to anyone. I have been playing the violin for 7 going on 8 years, and I am horrified at the examples shown. Does it teach you how to get into third position? I think not. The videos are useless, and unneeded. Better off actually getting a teacher, and doing it in person.

They don't teach you how to put on the shoulder pad, and it isn't aimed at all ages, but at ages 20+. I know that because they use the scientific words for everything. You can't just go and play any of the songs on there, because in an actual lesson, you would be doing open string bowing, to improve your hands and posture. You are meant to hold the violin on your shoulder, but they don't mention that at all.

What about general knowledge, and classical pieces? No-one wants to play pop songs on a violin. That would be stupid. Soon you will have one for violas, but they will start at the very beginning, even though you need to be grade 2 or up for a viola.

Don't buy this app.

Nae-online ,

Simple and Useful

At the heart of it, it’s a simple enough idea, the app listens to you play the violin and tells you if you have got the correct intonation. And as a beginner it is incredibly helpful to get that feedback when I am practicing alone!

There is a nice enough sequence of lessons where each string is introduced, then songs to practice - you get scores on how accurately you play, or a violin animation pops up to give you a hint about where you might be placing your finger and where you should be...

There are a few teething problems, like the files wouldn’t get downloaded etc. but the support is friendly and prompt! I ended up subscribing for the year and I would recommend it...

App Privacy

The developer, Trala, Inc., indicated that the app’s privacy practices may include handling of data as described below. For more information, see the developer's privacy policy.

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