Finger Numbering
Cello and bass players use the thumb in order to navigate and perform high positioned notes.
Finger Dexterity
Dexterity is the skill of moving rapidly with accuracy.
Default 8
Default 9
Default 1
1  = INDEX
3  = RING
4  = PINKY
    = THUMB
Default 3
Default 4
Default 5
Default 6
Default 16
Default 17
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The Major Seventh     The Perfect Octave     The Complete D Major Scale     Left Thumb Logic     Left Thumb Flexible Location

Knuckle Leverage     D Major Etudes     Arpeggio Patterns     D Major Mastery Checkpoint     Extending the Instrument’s Range

Finger Location Terms     Violin Notes on G     Viola Notes on G     Cello Notes on G     Bass Notes on E     Bass Notes on A

Viola Notes on C     Cello Notes on C     Violin Notes on E     Third Position Principles     Violin Third Position on E

Third Position Measurement Differences     D Major Harmony     Interval Categories     Orchestra Harmony in D Major

Preparing for Orchestra Pieces     Divisi Protocol     Orchestra Chord Textures     Ensemble Engine     Technique Building

Practice Coins     Violin Technique Builder     Viola Technique Builder     Cello Technique Builder     Bass Technique Builder

Dynamic March Theme and Variations     Bowing Dynamics     Dynamic March Performance Details     Linked Bowing Exercise

Off-Beats Exercise     Neighbor Notes     Complete Dynamic March Composition Score and Parts
Fine players perform with agility, skill and precision. Fingers perform individually or as teamed-units, and always with the secure freedom to move with great dexterity.

The highest number finger on any string, creates the highest sounding pitch on the string that is being played.
When learning finger placement, train your fingers to perform as a teamed-unit.

For example:

When a pinky(4) is required to create a pitch, keep fingers 1, 2, 3 and 4 on the string as a finger team-unit.