Vibrato is an essential partner with our tone for many types of music, but it can be elusive to learn. Below, you will find some videos that should demystify the technique, and help you hone your process for developing your vibrato. Be patient as your vibrato develops, as it will take some time, but keep at it! Good luck, and have fun!
Part 1 - Learn the vibrato motions.
Part 2 - Set up your Left Hand Technique for Vibrato success. "Squish" exercise credit to Alan Harris, Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Violoncello, Eastman School of Music.
Part 3 - Let's start some Vibrato on a couple of notes!
Part 4 - Learn some more details about how vibrato works, and refine.
Part 5 - Let's connect the full range of vibrato in a D scale.
Now, put that vibrato to use in your music, and enjoy! Thanks for watching!