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Opinion: Avoid overloading students with information

2024-07-17T08:47:44.393+01:00

Double bassist Alex Ferkey believes that young string players are often derailed by information overload, and should trust more in unconscious processes when trying to perfect their technique

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Opinion: Independence of the left-hand thumb

2024-06-17T08:05:00+01:00

To free up left-hand technique, violinist and teacher Martin Goldman encourages players to think more carefully about their thumb as an independent entity, yet still in close partnership with the four fingers