Insight and self-discovery : a qualitative study of beginner violin students exploring the third-position approach

Andrew Charles Baker
This thesis is a qualitative, practitioner-researcher study that compares the efficacy of the first and third position approaches to beginning left hand technique within a student-centred lesson environment. The practice of violin teaching has evolved through a master-apprentice model, where technical achievement is the principal motivator for overall musical development. String pedagogical literature has evolved in two forms. Formal research literature investigates issues such as technique, skill, and performance practice, as well as the effectiveness...
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