Measures of Success for String Orchestra
Title: Measures of Success for String Orchestra: By Gail V. Barnes, Brian Balmages, Carrie Lane Gruselle and Michael Trowbridge. Published by The FJH Music Co. Inc.
A comprehensive musicianship string method for the beginning orchestra student. Students are engaged in a variety of ways, including: playing, listening, evaluating, conducting and critiquing. A well structured pace is set to accomplish certain goals.
Basic Skills (bowing, fingering and posture), Theory, Rhythm and History are progressive discussed throughout. The repertoire used includes classical music and folk songs.
Includes a DVD that features: video tutorials, accompaniments for the entire book and the ability to transfer mp3 files to a computer or portable device.