December 2009

Getting Back into It!

December 7, 2009 20:36

I haven't really taken this semester of college really seriously...I've had many distractions from my academics and my music.  Now that Christmas Break is upon our school, I have time to put in as much practice as I want.  But there are certain aspects that I want to work on:

  1. Vibrato-my vibrato isn't the greatest.  I'm not very good at adjusting my vibrato to the piece.  Are there any etudes, or certain exercises that concentrate on vibrato specifically?
  2. Finger Accuracy-I know how to do this for the most part, mainly using sevcik and schraedick.  If there are any other books or exercises out there, that would help.
  3. Bow control-any suggestions for exercises to help me with those

My thing is, I want to be at performance major level by the time I come back to school after the summer.  if there is a particular path that can lead me there the fastest, but the also the most detailed and helpful, I would love to know it!

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