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Preliminary exercises for violin and viola to develop the shape of the left hand

Repeat the strumming and tapping exercise, moving through the following positions:

Rest Position

Shoulder Position Left Side

Shoulder Position Right Side

Playing Position

Strumming and tapping with the pinkie helps to develop correct hand position for the student.

 

POSTURE INSTRUMENT SIZINGINSTRUMENT POSITION

BOW HOLDBOW STROKE INTERMEDIATE RIGHT HAND SKILLSADVANCED RIGHT HAND SKILLS

LEFT HAND POSITIONSHIFTINGVIBRATOADVANCED LEFT HAND SKILLS

 

 

 
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