Position Play on the Violin
Learn to play in tune in high position
Get to know where the find all notes on your violin fingerboard and improve your intonation
Maybe you can get there in a scale, but how to hit that high note in tune in one go? Apply this simple trick and practice strategy:
Lost on the fingerboard? With this exercise, you learn to hit that high note safe and secure. Learn to find any position out of the blue.
This video teaches you the first 3 octave major scale that you can learn on the violin and the viola.
On the violin this is the G major 3 octave scale starting on the open G string and on the viola this is the C major 3 octave scale starting on the open C string.
When you place your first finger on the spot of the second finger, you are playing in the second position. That’s how postion naming works.
Position play is something that lots of violin and viola players find difficult and sometimes scary. How to 'get' that high note in tune confidently? In this video I share with you 9 tips to make your position play more confident, more in tune and less scary. 1) Learn...
Peter asks: could you make a video about vibrato in high positions? Sure! How to use vibrato in higher positions? In high positions there are three differences versus normal vibrato: the proportion vs the string length the position of your hand the freedom of movement...
Violin Lounge TV Q&A about the basics of positions: "Hello, Its me Valyncia McNeil with, yet another question. Since I am teaching myself to play the violin. I would like to know the meanings of 1st position, 2nd position and 3rd position. What does it look like...