Public Space: Building Left-Hand Finger Independence and Flexibility with Bokyung Byun!
Building Left-Hand Finger Independence and Flexibility with Bokyung Byun!
Have you noticed that in the left hand, one finger sometimes drags the others along when playing? Is playing contrapuntal lines challenging for you? This means your left hand lacks finger independence. Without finger independence, your fingers will tense up when stretching or playing fast passages. Join the intensive to build left-hand finger independence and flexibility together through a variety of exercises and excerpts.
- Course Period: September 19 - 30
First Task: Say Hello to Everybody!
Week 1 Assignments:
Practice the following three exercises and share a video of yourself performing them!
1. Slur exercises
2. Odair’s favorite drill
3. Finger independence exercise #1 from Pumping Nylon and its variation