How fast or far should one progress during the initial years of violin playing?
I saw many internet accounts saying both sides of idea.
First one is, to go fast as far as one can go without putting much emphasis on details like intonation. E.g. Through first four book of suzuki in one or one and half yr, playing through 5th or 8 or even 10th position.
Second one is, meticulously going through all details. Such as 2 or more years on Suzuki book 1 etc...
On youtube especially, I saw both types of student, young and adults. And one thing I notice is that, regardless of go slow or first(ie either first or second method or group of student), non of the violinists (adult and young) play beautifully till 2 or 3 years after which both of the group improve more or less.
My question is, if everyone (after 2 or 2.5 yr) can play good regardless of going fast or slow, why at least approximately half of teachers go so slow? Because for begineer, nomatter how many million times the teacher corrects intonation, it is just not much effect. Most like it will be eventually self-correct after 2 or 3 years. Any opinion?
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