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Introduction to Shifting

Same finger shifting is a great way

to start learning shifting.

These starter tips will teach you how to move easily on your fingerboard!

Fourth Finger Shape

Finding your natural fourth finger shape

Discovering a Comfortable Posture

Did you know that your posture affects the muscles you need to play your violin, the movement of your arms, shifting, vibrato etc? It's all linked. Here is how to develop a good postural foundation on which to build your string technique.

Creating a beautiful sound

Tips on creating a full, resonant tone

using the natural weight of your arm.

Left hand finger action

Feeling release of the left hand fingers as you play