Wohlfahrt no.5 is the first etude in F Major for my students. By lowering your index finger, 3rd finger also very often pulled lower. Listen carefully and also, check if your 3rd finger is on the line especially when you play on A string and E string. Moderato means moderately, so you do not need […]
This is a preparation to play two octave D Major scale using the 3rd position. Example of the scales E Major (one octave), d minor (one octave) and D Major (two octaves).
This is an etude in D Major. You can learn the feel of 6/8. It is written as a 6 notes slur (a long slur!) but you can divide the slur into two 3 notes slurs in order to practice. Allegretto means “not as fast as allegro”, so never rush and try to play YOUR […]
We are continuing on to be familiar with A Major. no.7: Long Long Ago The main rhythm here is: Basically, long-short-short. You can practice with open strings to get used to playing long-short–short rhythm as below. Use a long bow for a long notes, and a short bow for a short note. no.8: Allegro Staccato […]
Welcome to the new world of the 3rd position! By learning the 3rd position, you will be using more expanded area on the fingerboard, as you can see below, even though there will be only one brand new note you’ll learn on the 3rd position, which is the high D, played with the fourth finger […]
Question: Is there any small music competitions? Due to the pandemic, so many competitions started to take place online. It is unfortunate that performers cannot have live communication with audience and judges, but many opportunities could find even though it is online. Advantage is that you do not need to travel. King’s Peak International Music […]