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Education Videos - Strings

See the entire YouTube playlist, or view individual videos below. Some have associated sheet music or study guides, available on this page only. You can also play along with the U.S. Army Strings; check out Strings + You:
Blues + You


Beginner Play-Along Series: "My Country 'Tis of Thee" for Strings
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Strings Beginner Series: How to Produce a Successful Tone

Strings Beginner Series: Warming Up

Bow Hold for Violin and Viola

Violin & Viola: Instrument Posture Basics

Learning to Shift: Part 1 of 4

Shifting: Starting on One Finger (Part 2 of 4)

Shifting From One Finger to Another (Part 3 of 4)

Shifting: Putting It All Together (Part 4 of 4)
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Strings Beginner Series: Vibrato for Violin and Viola, Part 1

Strings Beginner Series: Vibrato for Violin and Viola, Part 2

Strings Beginner Series: Vibrato for Violin and Viola, Part 3

Strings Beginner Series: Vibrato for Violin and Viola, Part 4

Jazz Bass Technique: Getting a Good Sound (Right Hand Bass Technique)

Left Hand Bass Technique