32 Violin Jokes - Puns, One Liners, Riddles About Playing Violin Thursday November 10 2022, 3:15 AM
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32 Violin Jokes - Puns, One Liners, Riddles About Playing Violin

The Best Violin Jokes 

If you're a violinist with a sense of humor, you've likely noticed how there aren't enough good jokes out there floating around about this instrument in particular. People have jokes about pianos and guitars, but not enough for the string section!

Here's the truth: there's a 'good corny' and there's a 'bad corny' when it comes to music jokes, and I'm a huge fan of the good type of corny, and downright funny jokes that music nerds can truly appreciate.

Check out some of these laughs below, you may be pleasantly surprised by a great one that you've never heard of or seen before. No type of joke is off-limits; there is some adult humor here as well!

Violin One-Liners


A violin has strings, while the fiddle has "strangs".

Marriage is like playing the violin. It looks easy until you try it.

When I play my violin, it always sounds like it's crying; it must be too highly strung.

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It's pretty easy to play the violin since it is fretless.

A violinist was caught following a string of robberies. 

This one ad said "Free Violin", but there were strings attached.

String player's motto: It's better to be sharp than out of tune.

I have a violin joke, but I’m still fiddling with it.


Violin Puns

What do a viola and a lawsuit have in common? Everyone is happy when the case is closed. 

I went to the music shop to buy a violin, and the assistant said, "Do you want a bow as well?" I said, "Don't bother wrapping it."

What did the violin say when it finally played the music correctly? Viola.

Stephen Hawking was a master at the violin. He had an adept understanding of string theory.

Why was the violinist recruited into the medieval army? Because he was good with the bow.

I had a job repairing 17th-century violins. I only fixed instruments that were BAROQUE.

Before the performance, the violinist told the audience, "I hope this rosinates with you."

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Violin Riddles

How many first violinists does it take to screw in a light bulb?

Answer: One. They just hold it in place while the world revolves around them.

What is the definition of a semitone?


Answer: Two violinists playing in unison.

What's different between a violinist and a dog?

Answer: Dogs can hear high pitches.

What's the difference between a violinist and a fiddler?

Answer: Violinists are employed.

Why did Beethoven write ten violin sonatas?

Answer: Because he was deaf.

How many second violinists does it take to change a light bulb?

Answer: None. They can't get up that high!

Why do violinists put a cloth between their chin and their instrument?

Answer: Because violins don't have spit valves.

Why did the violinist break up with his girlfriend?

Answer: She just couldn't handle the strings attached.


Violin Jokes For Kids

If you cross a violin and a pig, what do you get? Hamstrings!

What's similar between violins and rivers? Both of them have bridges.

What do you call a cow that plays the violin? A moo-sician.

Did you hear about the clam that could play the violin? It had excellent mussel memory.

What is the difference between a violin and Long John Silver? One has a peg box, and the other has a peg leg.

Why was Gandhi removed from the orchestra? He rejected the violins.

Adult Violin Humor 

Which is smaller, a violin or a viola? They are actually the same size, but a violinist's head is so much bigger.

What do all great violinists have in common? They are deceased.

Why is it dangerous to have more than one violin in your house? Because it leads to domestic violins.

Saw my violin teacher on the 9 o’clock news. He was fiddling with the kids.

Took my kid to a classical music concert. It was a disaster. Way too much sax and violins.

Hey there, my bowing arm is getting sore 'cause you continue to make me tremol.

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