i have a slight problem with my left hand technique- my pinky always seems to be "popping up"... i can't keep it hovering over the fingerboard, so when i play fast passages with fourth finger, they're not always very clean since my fourth finger can't seem to stay close to the strings... my teacher says it's a problem that i need to fix because it will really hinder my playing once i move on to bigger concerti, which will be soon. if you've heard of british people drinking tea with their pinky fingers up from the cup, this is how mine looks. is there any way to fix this problem, or is it not a big deal? i've tried playing scales really slowly, just focusing on keeping that finger down, which works, but then once i raise the tempo, everything just seems to disappear. any advice? thanks,
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