Based on A Rhythm a Day by Igor Hudadoff, first published in 1965. This series, which is a revision of A Rhythm a Day, can be used in private lessons as well as in classes. Sight-reading skill will improve, and rehearsal time can be more efficiently and effectively used. Students who use this book consistently throughout the middle school/junior high school years will be confident rhythm readers. A Rhythm a Week encourages teaching each unit over a week, with mastery by every student as the goal.
Book 3: An easy-to-teach, straight forward string method. A unique letter-note style of music notation is used to ensure a smooth transition from rote to note reading. Students are quickly introduced to ensemble playing through a wide variety of fun-to-play melodies, keys and modes. Strictly Strings features a carefully prepared lesson sequence which develops all players' abilities equally.
Title: Strictly Strings: Book 3, By Dillon/Kjelland/O'Reilly, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.
Instructional Video or DVD. This series will take you from opening your case for the first time to playing a simple tune. You will learn important information on how to care for and maintain your instrument, how to properly hold your instrument and bow, your first steps to developing the rich, full tone you want. You will be exposed to some of the interesting history of the instrument and learn the basic finger patterns used when playing major scales. It's the perfect tape for the new beginner or as a refresher.
Title: Ultimate Beginner Series:Video or DVD, Published by Alfred Publishing Co., Inc.