Sometimes you know without a doubt that your hands are out of sync on the violin. Other times, things seem just a bit… unclean.
You’ll notice it most in fast passages with all separate bows, and particularly when those passages are strongly on the string. That’s because when you play quietly, or off the string, you have a little more margin for error.
But if you’re playing a certain notorious passage from the Sibelius concerto, for example, you’ll want a quick fix to clean things up. So let me introduce you to the “Goldilocks Method”!
I’ve got a worksheet you can download, by the way, that summarizes the steps. Go ahead and grab it by filling out this form: