Cello Geography: Mapping the Fingerboard
This online course covers three ways to find notes when shifting on the cello, helping students to begin to learn the geography of the fingerboard.
Do you feel uncertain or nervous when you have to shift to find different notes on the cello? Do you want to extend your knowledge of the fingerboard? Then this course is for you.
This class is specifically for high beginner to intermediate students who want to feel more secure in shifting to different parts of the fingerboard.
This online course covers three ways to find notes when shifting to find notes on the cello, helping students to begin to learn the geography of the fingerboard. This is a short introduction to the topic of cello geography and students may move at their own pace.
This is an asynchronous video class, but you may ask questions via email.
- Five short class videos, approximately 3-8 minutes each
- A course PDF booklet with all of the musical examples for you to try yourself
- Access to the instructor via email in order to ask questions
- 12-month access to the materials
How This Class Works
- Jonathan presents five short class videos for students to watch and use to follow along.
- Course fee: $20
- Jonathan will answer questions via email. Please ask if you have questions.
- A computer, tablet, or phone with an internet connection capable of viewing videos.
- Your cello
- A way to read class PDFs (a tablet, computer, or printed copies)
- A tuner
- A way to take notes and mark your music (pencil and paper, or the digital equivalent)
Please send any questions to Jonathan.
If you have any website or Guild questions, comments, or suggestions, please contact the Cello Guild.
Thank you so much.