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Artistry in Strings, Book 1 - Parent's Guide

By Wendy Barden

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Artistry in Strings, Book 1 - Parent's Guide composed by Wendy Barden. Orchestra. For strings. Method book. Artistry in Strings. Book A,1. Method book. Published by Neil A. Kjos Music Company (KJ.100X).

ISBN 084973410X.

The comprehensive approach of Artistry in Strings provides all the basic tools necessary for establishing solid technique and expressive music making! Perfect for classroom, group, or private instruction. Each book includes music theory, composition, listening exercise, improvisation, ensemble performances, and interdisciplinary studies for a well-rounded approach. Music styles include classical, jazz, country, rock and folk music from a variety of cultures around the world. Book 1 provides the well-rounded approach students need to become successful string players and overall musicians. Bowing curriculum begins immediately to encourage the physical development needed for strong bowing technique. Note reading right from the start allows students to develop strong reading skills. Rhythm Charts feature rhythmic word associations for quick comprehension and long-term retention. The two Accompaniment CDs provide great motivation to practice - students will love playing along with professional musicians!

About Artistry in Strings

Artistry in Strings is a groundbreaking string method that will be at home in your classroom or private studio. Its comprehensive approach contains all the basic tools necessary to establish solid technique and expressive music making. Artistry in Strings is a music educator's dream, combining a performance-centered approach with optional theory, composing, listening, assessment, and interdisciplinary and multi-cultural studies.

Authors Robert S. Frost, Gerald Fischbach, and Wendy Barden have combined their vast experience as educators to provide a string method that is well paced for all types of beginning string classes. Regardless of class frequency and duration, or class size and student age, Artistry in Strings will assist you to achieve superior results.