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Cello Bow Hold

How to hold the cello bow using the correct technique. For younger beginners when first starting lessons.

Cello bow hold.
1 Rest the bow on the strings and let the strings take the weight of the bow.
2 Keep your hand relaxed.
3 Place the tip of your thumb on the edge of the grip.
Hold at the heal of the bow.
4 Space your fingers evenly on either side of your thumb.
5 Bend your thumb in both places.
6 Fingers evenly curved and evenly spaced.
7 Your middle fingers should be near the edge of the ferrule or just touching.


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