Violin Podcast

Violin Podcast

We have conversations with violinists from around the world discussing violin news, practice tips, career advice, and more.

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51 - Maria Ioudenitch

March 20, 2023

Born in Russia, violinist Maria Ioudenitch immigrated with her musical family to the U.S. at the age of two and grew up in Kansas City. In 2021, she received first prizes in the Ysaÿe International Music Competition, the Tib…

50 - Celebrating 50 Episodes on Violin Podcast & Product Announcement

March 6, 2023

Website: Get the Musician's Practice Guide 50% off - - Violins, Bows, Cases & Accessories - Sheet Music Dea…

49 - Erik Martens from Jargar Strings

Feb. 20, 2023

Erik Martens, Director of Jargar Strings, joins Eric Mrugala on the violin podcast today to discuss Jargar's history in string making, and interesting details on how strings are made.

Guest: Erik Martens

48 - Calidore String Quartet

Feb. 7, 2023

Jeffrey Myers and Jeremy Berry from the Calidore String Quartet join Eric Mrugala on the Violin Podcast to talk about their Beethoven string quartet album. - How To Save Time In The Practice Room - https://www.violinpodcast.…

47 - Robert McDuffie

Jan. 23, 2023

Robert McDuffie is a soloist, educator and entrepreneur who joins us on this week's episode of Violin Podcast. Robert talks about his upcoming collaboration with the Czech National Symphony at Carnegie Hall, his founding of …

46 - Rachael Ridge

Jan. 9, 2023

Rachel Ridge is violinist, music teacher, and mom who knows how hard it is to find time to practice. She helps busy adult violin beginners make consistent progress and find joy in their violin learning.

Guest: Rachael Ridge

Recent Blog Posts

Apple Music Classical - What You Need To Know

  Apple Music Classical - Everything You Need To Know Watch the YouTube Video of my First Reaction Apple just announced that it will be releasi…

The Best Bow Hold Tools For Beginners - Bow Hold Buddy

The Bow Hold Buddy is a tool designed to help beginners learn and develop the correct bow hold. It fits snugly onto the bow, creating a comfortable grip …

How To Save Time In The Practice Room

We’ve all been there, lots of rehearsals, performances, and not enough time to practice. With our musical lives busier than ever, I’d like to…

About the Host

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Eric Mrugala

Host / Producer / CEO

Violin Podcast host Eric Mrugala is a teacher and performer based in Boston, Massachusetts. Eric interviews violinists from around the world discussing various topics such as practice tips, career advice, entrepreneurship, and more. He enjoys sharing his musical knowledge to help people become better violinists.