Left Arm & Hand
These articles offer exercises and insights to enhance violin technique, focusing on finger independence, patterns, left hand alignment, and balancing techniques. They provide valuable guidance for control, coordination, and flexibility, with a strong emphasis on consistent finger patterns and proper left hand alignment for improved comfort and sound quality.
Exercises and techniques for developing expressive vibrato in violin playing, focusing on hand and arm movement, continuous pulsing vibrato, and practicing vibrato between notes. It emphasizes the importance of releasing tension and using circular movements in the thumb and forearm for achieving versatile vibrato.
These articles provide guidance on shifting and left hand balance in high positions on the violin. They emphasize the importance of body foundation, support, release, circularity and the role of the thumb, finger, wrist, forearm rotation, and neck in achieving accurate shifts and maintaining alignment and balance in high positions. Also included are exercises for improving these skills.