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Go on to exercises #3 and #4 in Sevcik Shifting Op. 8 in your practice routine. 

Listen for and be aware of:

By Stage Three, often earlier, the student is ready for the Shifting Shorthand.

Shifting Shorthand

There are two ways to arrive in a new position: Shifting and Extension.

It is helpful to mark exactly how the shift or extension is to be executed in the student's music until the student is able to figure this out for themselves. On the note of the shift, use the following code:

For example: "SV3": S=shift, V=on the up bow, 3= on the third finger. This way the student knows exactly how and where to shift.

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