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
Full tutorial of this EASY G major version of Meditation from Thaïs by Massenet. You can play it in the first and third position:
Full violin tutorial on Wohlfahrt op 45 no 58. This violin etude is great to practicing shifting between the first and third position.
Learn to play 6 one octave violin scales and 4 two octave violin scales to practice the third position on the violin and play in tune
Practice the third position on the violin with these shifting exercises that train you to play the 3rd position in tune.
Learn the violin notes and finger chart in the 3rd position, so you can play and read in the 3rd position and start shifting:
Do you find it hard to get a beautiful resonant sound high up the E string? Or do you struggle with squeaks and scratchy sounds? This helps:
To Shift or NOT to Shift: How to know when to change positions on the violin? | Violin Lounge TV #383
Here’s how to choose the best fingering for the music you play and choose exactly when to shift positions on the violin:
VIOLIN G STRING LESSON: Get a beautiful sound, a good vibrato and reach all notes | Violin Lounge TV #373
Do you struggle with reaching all notes and getting a good tone from the G string? This lesson is ALL about vibrato, positions and sound on the G string:
Discover the range of the violin, how the fingerboard works and where to find all notes with this video lesson and handy free fingering chart:
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...