Free Play Along Lessons

On-demand, ready-to-use video music lessons for teachers and students of all ages. 


Playalong lessons

Sample some of our most popular play-along video lessons below. Find many more on our Youtube channel or get the directory for a full listing. (see below videos for more info)

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Find the perfect lesson with our searchable directory.

Showcase student creativity with professionally mastered, audio backing tracks.

Find the right difficulty:

Easiest, Easy, Intermediate, and Advanced

Or search by style:

Bluegrass Fiddle, Blues Fiddle, Bossa Nova Violin, D Major (“Classical”), Doo-Wop, Feel Good Jams,  Feel Good Pop w/ Southern Soul, Funk Violin, Groove, Gypsy Jazz, Happy Music- Serious Skills, Violin Hip Hop Songs, Most Popular Old Time Fiddle Tunes, Fiddle Music for Violin, Latin for Violin, Pop Violin Songs, R&B Violin, Rocking out on the Violin, Rock Violin, Pop and Rock Violin Videos,  7/4, 6/8

Learn to improvise over cover songs:

Coffin Dance Violin, Violin Play Along Dua Lipa “Don’t Start Now”, BTS Songs on the Violin “Dynamite”,  “Leave Before You Love Me” by Jonas Brothers x Marshmello, How to play Old Town Road on Violin (Old Town Road Violin by Little Nas X, “Oye Como Va” by Santana, “, “Sir Duke” by Stevie Wonder, How to Play Twinkle Twinkle Little Star on the Violin (Twinkle Twinkle Little Star Violin), “You” by Troye Sivan & DJ Regard, Seniorita Violin (How to Play Seniorita on Violin), Stand by Me Violin, Girls like You Violin… and more!

Or browse by skill or topic:

Violin Open Strings practice, Rhythm & Pentatonic Scales, Chromatic Scale Violin, Violin Techniques, Violin Bowing Techniques, Teach Suzuki Violin Teaching for Fun & Creativity, Relaxing Play Alongs, Improvisation on Violin, Viola and Cello, Jazz Violin Lessons, How to Play Electric Violin Lessons and Loop Pedal (live), How to Make Musical Loops With A Violin, Solo Violin Improvisations, Jazz Violin Duets, Classic Rock Electric Violin Solos… and more!

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*Used by over 600,000 students since March, 2020.


Many of our play alongs are designed for pros and amateurs.

If you’d like my personal support, consider a trial of Creative Strings Academy.


Students need effective online resources to be Engaged & Independent.

Creative Strings’ Free Play Along Lessons:

  • Teach technique, ear training, theory, & more.
  • Promote student independence and engagement
  • Save time for teachers.
  • Fun & appropriate for all levels
  • Easy assessment.

Want teacher training, done-for-you lesson plans, or virtual classroom visits?

Learn more here or schedule a call with me to explore the possibilities.

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Play Along Lessons
for Teachers & Players of all levels

This violin play-along series is for all levels featuring beginner, easy, intermediate and advanced lessons.

These online violin lessons are made for players as well as for teachers to use in their classroom 



These violin practice exercises will show you:


  • how to get better at violin by yourself

  • exercises to improve tone on violin

  • improve finger placement

  • have fun during your violin warm up

  • how to become a better violin player

  • what to practice to get better at the violin

  • how to learn to play violin online

If you are looking for violin lessons online, these play along violin lessons are great violin teaching resources and string pedagogy resources for any online violin teacher , jazz violin teacher, or anyone teaching middle school orchestra or teaching high school orchestra. 


Here are a few examples how you can use these lessons:


  • to develop strategies for teaching strings: building a successful string and orchestra program

  • as string orchestra warm ups 

  • as string orchestra practice incentives for children

I created these violin lessons for anyone that is looking for new violin teaching methods, violin teacher resources , middle school string teaching resources , violin teaching aids , string orchestra teaching resources , string orchestra practice in c major , beginning d major scale warm ups for string orchestra , strategies for teaching strings: building a successful strings and orchestra program , string pedagogy aids , or free backing tracks for violin.


So go ahead, grab your instrument and play along to these free violin lessons online


Creative Strings is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization with a mission to positively transform music education through school outreach, teacher training, and online curriculum.

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