1. Sing passages to yourself, play the passage on a piano and confirm intonation by singing again – a tried a tested method which requires a fair amount of patience!
2. Isolate difficult intervals and shifts- with the help of a piano.
3. Ensure the elbow and left hand is in the correct position for the string you are playing on.
4. Practise your scales slowly at the beginning of each session.
5. Listen to professional recordings of your pieces.