Shifting

Tips and strategies for navigating your way around the fingerboard like a pro

Latest Shifting

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6 ways to improve shifting for string players

2022-07-21T10:58:00+01:00

Advice on how to shift smoothly and cleanly from The Strad archives

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How to shift correctly on the violin

2022-07-20T12:14:00+01:00

What tips do the great pedagogues and players offer for getting around the instrument? Rok Klopčič looks at a fundamental aspect of playing: change of position. From August 2004

Scales

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How to make the most of cello scales

2020-07-16T12:19:00+01:00

Approach scales with commitment, imagination and daring, and they will inspire your cello playing, argues Mats Lidström

Exercises

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Victoria Chiang demonstrates shifting exercises for viola

2022-07-22T00:00:00+01:00

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

Smooth shifts

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6 ways to improve shifting for string players

2022-07-21T10:58:00+01:00

Advice on how to shift smoothly and cleanly from The Strad archives