Master The Cello: Basic 1 Course Watch Preview
Designed for the absolute cello beginner, this step-by-step video tutorial covers the basic foundation in mastering the art of playing the cello.
Topics covered include:
1) Understand the structure of the cello and cello bow.
2) Basic posture for the cellist.
3) How to hold the cello bow.
4) Exercises to strengthen your cello bow hold.
5) Left hand position on the cello.
6) Exercises for left hand dexterity.
7) How to bow on open strings of the cello.
8) Open strings bowing exercises.
9) Learn 3 bowing techniques: pizzicato, arco, slur
10) Learn and practice 3 basic scales (G, D and C major), separate bow
11) Learn 3 basic scales (G, D & C major), using slur technique
12) Play a song: "Twinkle Twinkle Little Stars"
Subtitles are added to each video and where applicable, music notation and scores are incorporated so that you can cross-reference practical practice to theory.
This Basic 1 Cello Course is usually covered in traditional face-to-face coaching over 8 lessons. Valued at US$500, you can grab this at a special price of US$150
Once you have mastered the basics in this course, you can move on to our power-packed "Basic 2 Cello Course".
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28 Lessons in Master The Cello: Basic 1 Course:
Module 1: Introduction to the Cello & bow
1.1: Introduction To The Cello
Get to know the parts of the cello
1.2: Introduction To The Cello Bow
Get to know the parts of the cello bow
1.3: How To Hold The Cello Bow
Learn to hold the cello bow
1.4: Three Exercises To Perfect Your Bow Hold
Perfect Your Bow Hold
1.5: Bow Placement, Right Hand Position
Bow placement, Right hand position
1.6: Left Hand Position
Left Hand Position
1.7: Open Strings of the Cello
Cello Open Strings
Module 2: Introduction to hand position on the fingerboard, left hand exercise
2.1: Left Hand Finger Exercise 1
Left Hand Finger Exercise 1
2.2: Left Hand Finger Exercise 2
Left Hand Finger Exercise 2
2.3: Left Hand Finger Exercise 3
Left Hand Finger Exercise 3
2.4: Left Hand Finger Exercise 4
Left hand finger exercise 4
Module 3: Two Techniques: Pizzicato and Arco. Open strings bowing exercise
3.1: Technique 1 - Pizzicato
Technique 1 - Pizzicato
3.2: Technique 2 - Arco. Bow placement. Open strings bowing exercise
Arco, bow placement, open strings bowing exercise 1
3.3: Open Strings Bowing Exercise 2
Open Strings Bowing Exercise 2
3.4: Open Strings Bowing Exercise 3
Open Strings Bowing Exercise 3
Module 4: Learn to play three basic scales
4.1: Plucking G Major scale
Plucking G Major Scale
4.2: Bowing G major scale (separate bow)
Bowing G major scale, separate bow
4.3: Close up - G major scale (Separate bow)
Close up - G major scale
4.4: Bowing D major scale (separate bow)
Bowing D major scale
4.5: Close up - D major scale
Close up - D major scale
4.6: Bowing C major scale (separate bow)
C major scale, separate bow
4.7: Bowing C major scale (separate bow)
C major scale
Module 5: Slur technique
5.1: Slur Technique
5.2: D major scale, Slur
D major scale, slur
5.3: G major scale, slur
5.4: C major scale, slur
Module 6: Learn To Play A Song
Module 6: Learn To Play A Song
Learn to play a song on the cello
Parting words for Beginner cello course