Hello Violinist.com. First post here.
So I was taught shifting from 1st to 3rd position. My teacher told me that the side of your left hand hits the ribs of the violin.
Now I'm pretty young so my hands haven't grown much. I experimented with a chromatic tuner to find the D note on the A string and found that my hand doesn't hit the ribs at all. I tried all the methods that helps this but to no avail.
Now because of this I became more fond with 4th position since my thumb hits the curvature of the neck so I have a good clue.
But sooner or later I need to shift to 3rd position accurately so how do I shift to 3rd with my prepubescent hands?
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