Violin Super Advanced Cycle 1

VIOLIN SUP. ADV (Cycle 1): Week #1

List of Goals for the week:

  • Posture Review

  • D Scale - 3rd Position

  • Long Tone Review

  • Intermezzo Read Through


This week we reviewed posture and tone production and worked on creating a full, loud round sounds across the whole bow with drones. We reviewed the D major, 2 octave scale in 3rd position. We did a full read through of the Intermezzo.

Assignment for next week

Comfortably play a full, round tone across the whole bow

Comfortably play the D Major 2 octave scale in 3rd position with clear intonation.

Start to get comfortable with the Intermezzo notes and rhythms

How to Practice this at home

Spend 30 seconds to one minute droning on an open string paying attention to posture, tone production and bow speed

Practice the D Major scale 3x in third position, focusing on clean intonation

Read through the intermezzo, spend 5-10 minutes focusing on any trouble spots that arise then re-read the intermezzo.

Charts + Sheet Music + Diagrams

Intermezzo PDF

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