Victoria Chiang demonstrates shifting exercises for viola

May 2, 2016

‘You have to be able to move freely without your shoulder getting in the way’

Peabody Institute of Music viola professor Victoria Chiang helps a student with shifting exercises during a National Philharmonic Masterclass in 2013.

The Strad’s May 2016 issue, out now, features a guide to left- and right-hand shifting by Birmingham Conservatoire viola professor Louise Lansdown – download on desktop computer or through The Strad App.

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