Ever wished you knew more about the mysterious world of stringed instruments? Wonder no more!!
Sound Innovations OnlinePractice online with the accompaniments for our book. You can practice at several different tempi (speeds). Enter the following code for your instrument:34593 Violin book 134594 Viola book 134595 Cello book 134596 Bass book 1
A guide to different types of rosins:
the-differences-between-dark- and-amber-rosin/A guide to buying cello strings:
General help in playing your instrument:
http://www.stringbassonline.com/bassbasics.htmInstrument sizing guide link here.Some interesting articles:TED Talk: How playing an instrument benefits your brain:
v=R0JKCYZ8hng&t=3sStop 'Defending' Music Education:
entry/7564550Who actually quits musical instrument instruction - the child or the parents?
http://www.nafme.org/who-actually-quits-musical-instrument-instruction-children-or-their-parents/Why students really quit their musical instrument:
parents-must-tell-their- children-when-they-begin-a- musical-instrument/Benefits of playing a stringed instrument:
stringovation/benefits-of- learning-to-play-a-string- instrument?utm_campaign=How% 20music%20increases% 20intelligence&utm_content= 38726700&utm_medium=social& utm_source=facebookHow to practice effectively:
https://youtu.be/f2O6mQkFiiwHow top performers practice:
http://www.businessinsider.com/my-11-year-old-son-auditioned-at-juilliard-2017-5Why instrumental music can't survive in schools as a "fun" class:
http://www.musicparentsguide.com/2015/09/22/why-instrumental-music-cant-survive-in-schools-as-a-fun-class/What makes a great music teacher?:
http://www.musicparentsguide.com/2015/09/29/what-makes-a-great-music-teacher/10 ways kids appear to be acting bad, but aren't:
https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/joyful-parenting/201705/not-naughty-10-ways-kids-appear-be-acting-bad-arentWays to get your orchestra to play in tune:
pdf/southwestern_musician/ 20waystotune_sept2012.pdfHelpful websites:StringSkills.com - Scale sheets, rhythm, bowingsMad Minute - Create your own randomized note naming worksheetMusic Racer - Kids can use at home to work on note names, fingerings, etc.