Written by a team of pedagogues representing each of the four stringed instruments, this exciting new comprehensive string method includes many 'new directions,' including equal integration of all instruments and a tetrachord-based approach to support proper development of the left hand. Discover the abundance of assessment opportunities, attention to bow control, and the incredible music that will surely motivate your students!
Introducing all four strings on each instrument from the outset of the book, New Directions For Strings will help develop muscle coordination for both left-hand and bow arm skills. The structure provides a systematic introduction of duets, rounds, and ensemble music for the development of aural skills, while incorporating the National Standards throughout.
- Based on more than 100 years of combined teaching experience!
- Written by a team of pedagogues representing each of the four stringed instruments!
- Supplemental music by Soon Hee Newbold and Elliot Del Borgo
- Includes 2 Play-Along CDs with each student book!