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VIDEO TIP: The Bow and the Body

March 13, 2014

Jodi Levitz, Ives Quartet Violist and Chair of the String Department at SFCM, talks about the importance of body position when playing the viola. She demonstrates the best way to move the upper arm and elbow to create a beautiful sound. — Lisa Petrie

Video by Beth Hondl

Jodi Levitz, a graduate of the Juilliard School, is a professor of viola at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.