First Position Fingering Charts for Beginner Strings

Start your beginner strings playing in different keys right away with these easy-to-read first position fingering charts!  Fingering charts help students easily understand and memorize fingering for different keys, and should be an essential part of any strings classroom.

Whether or not you teach by finger pattern, these fingering charts will help you to teach students to play in different keys even before they are ready to play the corresponding scales.

These fingering charts for Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass include C, G, D, F and Bb Major, arranged as a page of sharp keys and a page of flat keys with C Major as a reference.  The teacher version conveniently includes all 5 strings.

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Features:

  • 1st position fingering charts for Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass
  • 5-string reference for teacher
  • C Major and 2 sharp keys on one page
  • C Major and 2 flat keys on one page
  • C Major is used as a reference for both the sharp keys and the flat keys so students can see how the patterns shift as sharps or flats are added.
  • includes 4th note on each string (3rd note for Bass, and 4th note on G-string)
  • Abbreviations for pattern names below each string to help students identify and memorize the finger patterns used.

 

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