• General links:

     

    Links for Karate video/audio recordings on this page:

    White Belt  |  Yellow Belt  |  Green Belt

    Blue Belt  | Purple Belt  |  Red Belt  

    Orange Belt  |  Brown Belt  | Black Belt

    Peg Monster 1  | Peg Monster 2  | Peg Monster 3  | Peg Monster 4

    White Belt:

    1. Watch how to properly assemble, disassemble and care for your instrument:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Watch "Left Hand Setup" video from page 6 for:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Demonstrate proper posture and playing position with left-hand finger taps on all D-string notes, keeping hand shape consistent.
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Audio recordings for #17, Jolly Fellows:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #17:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    6. Audio recordings for #18, Boil Them Cabbage Down:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #18:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    7. Video for Theory Lesson #1 tutorial here.

    8. Video for Theory Lesson #2 tutorial here.

    9. Video for Theory Lesson #3 tutorial here.

    10. Video for White Belt Clapping help here.

     

    Yellow Belt:

    1. Place left hand straight onto fingerboard in correct shape and in the correct position onto the finger tapes on any string: 
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Hold a pencil with correct bow hold while performing bow flexibility exercises:
         Violin & Viola     /    Cello & Bass

    3. Audio recordings for #28, Au Claire de la Lune:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #28:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Audio recordings for #30, Going Up The D Scale:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #30:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Audio recordings for #32, Twinkle, Twinkle:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #32:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    6. Video for Theory Lesson #4 tutorial here.

    7. Video for Theory Lesson #5 tutorial here.

    8. Video for Theory Lesson #6 tutorial here.

    10. Video for Yellow Belt Clapping help here.

     

    Green Belt:

    1. Watch "Bow Hold and Bow Movement" videos from pages 12-16 for:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Hold a bow with correct bow hold while performing flexibility exercises:
         Violin & Viola     /    Cello & Bass

    4. Audio recordings for #36, Dayenu:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #36:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Audio recordings for #49, Lifts and Levels:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #49:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    7. Video for Theory Lesson #7 tutorial here.

    8. Video for Theory Lesson #8 tutorial here.

    9. Video for Theory Lesson #9 tutorial here.

    10. Video for Green Belt Clapping help here.

     

    Blue Belt:

    1. Watch "Bow Speed" videos from page 18 for:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Audio recordings for Twinkle Variation #1 - Running-Running, Walk-Walk:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Video demonstrations for Twinkle Variation #1 - Running-Running, Walk-Walk:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass  

    3. Audio recordings for #41, Cripple Creek:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #41:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Audio recordings for #62, D Major Scale:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #62:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Audio recordings for #64, Hot Cross Buns:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #64:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    6. Video for Theory Lesson #10 tutorial here.

    7. Video for Theory Lesson #11 tutorial here.

    8. Video for Theory Lesson #12 tutorial here.

    9. Watch a professional (of your instrument) playing any solo off of this playlist for at least ten minutes:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass 
    (You only need to watch one of the videos for a stamp, but you're welcome to watch more!)

    10. Video for Blue Belt Clapping help here.

    Purple Belt:

    1. Watch the "4th Finger A" videos from page 21 for upper strings, or... 
        Watch a video on how to shift to A on the D-String for low strings

         Violin     /     Viola     /      Cello     /     Bass

    2. Audio recordings for #75, A New Way to Play A:
         Violin & Viola     /      Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #75:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    3. Audio recordings for Twinkle Theme:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Video demonstrations for Twinkle Theme:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Video demonstrations for straight bows on all four strings-
        up and down in center lane
         
    Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Audio recordings for #68, Can-Can:
         Violin & Viola     /      Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #68:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    6. Audio recordings for #72, Oats, Peas & Beans:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #72:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    7. Video for Theory Lesson #13 tutorial here.

    8. Video for Theory Lesson #14 tutorial here.

    9. Video for Theory Lesson #15 tutorial here.

    10. Video for Purple Belt Clapping help here.

     

    Red Belt:

    1. Watch "Using different parts of the bow" on page 22 for:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Video demonstrations for bow usage exercises (pg 22):
         Violin & Viola   /     Cello     /     Bass

    3. Audio recordings for Lightly Row:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Video demonstrations for Lightly Row:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Audio recordings for #76, Frere Jacques:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #76:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Audio recordings for #82, Reuben and Rachel:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #82:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    6. Video for Theory Lesson #16 tutorial here.

    7. Video for Theory Lesson #17 tutorial here.

    8. Video for Theory Lesson #18 tutorial here.

    9. Watch a video of any chamber group on this playlist for at least 10 minutes here.

    11. Video for Red Belt Clapping help here.

     

    Orange Belt:

    1. Audio recordings for D Major Scale (arco and pizz):
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Videos for D Major Scale (arco and pizz):
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Audio recordings for #78, Shepherd's Hey:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #78:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    3. Audio recordings for #84, This Old Man:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #84:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Audio recordings for #88, French Folk Song:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #88:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Audio recordings for Song of the Wind:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Video demonstrations for Song of the Wind:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    6. Video for tuning tutorial here.
        **Although the video shows how to tune with pegs, please DON'T do it!

    8. Video for Theory Lesson #19 tutorial here.

    9. Video for Theory Lesson #20 tutorial here.

    10. Video for Theory Lesson #21 tutorial here.

    12. Video for Orange Belt Clapping help here.

     

    Brown Belt:

    1. Watch the video of "Placing Fingers on the G String" from page 25 for:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Audio recordings for #98, G Major Scale:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Audio recordings for #99, G Major Arpeggio:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #98 & 99:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    3. Audio recordings for #96, Goin' Low:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #96:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Audio recordings for Go Tell Aunt Rhody:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Video demonstrations for Go Tell Aunt Rhody:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Audio recordings for Chromatic Scale:
          Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Practice videos for Chromatic Scale:
          Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    6. Video for Theory Lesson #22 tutorial here.

    7. Video for Theory Lesson #23 tutorial here.

    8. Video for Theory Lesson #24 tutorial here.

    9. Video for Theory Lesson #25 tutorial here.

    11. Video for Brown Belt Clapping help here.

     

    Black Belt:

    1. Watch the video on "Slurring and Hooked Bows" from page 28 for:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Audio recordings for #103, Buffalo Gals:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #103:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    3. Audio recordings for #109, Slurs and Hooks:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Audio recordings for #113, More String Slurs:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #109 & #113:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Audio recordings for Suzuki Allegro:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for Suzuki Allegro:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    6. Video for Theory Lesson #26 tutorial here.

    7. Video for Theory Lesson #27 tutorial here.

    9. Video for Theory Lesson #28 tutorial here.

    9. Watch a (different than before) professional (of your instrument) playing any solo on this playlist for at least fifteen minutes:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass
    (You only need to watch one of the videos for a stamp, but you're welcome to watch more!)

    11. Video for Black Belt Clapping help here.

     

    Peg Monster #1:

    1. Watch the video on playing your fourth (and final) string:
         E String on page 37:   Violin    /     Bass 
         C String on page 39:   Viola     /     Cello

    2. Practice recordings for #120, Finger Rock:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #120:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    3. Practice recordings for #124, Ode to Joy:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #124:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Practice recordings for #149, New Note F#:
         Violin    /     Bass

        Practice recordings for #162, Going up the C String:
         Viola     /     Cello

        Demonstration Video for #149 & #162:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Watch how to produce "ringing tones" on your instrument:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello & Bass

        Ringing Tone charts for your instrument:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    6. Video for tuning (while playing) tutorial here:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    7. Video for Theory Lesson #29 tutorial here.

    8. Video for Theory Lesson #30 tutorial here.

    10. Video for PM#1 Clapping help here.

     

    Peg Monster #2: 

    1. Watch the video on "Bowing Lanes" from page 32 for:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Audio recordings for #154, Aura Lee:
         Violin     /     Bass

        Audio recordings for #166, Texian Boys:
         Viola     /     Cello

        Demonstration Video for #154 & #166:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    3. Audio recordings for #155, The Erie Canal:
         Violin     /     Bass

        Audio recordings for #167, Sweetly Sings the Donkey:
         Viola     /     Cello

        Demonstration Video for #155 & #167:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Audio recordings for #127, C Major Scale:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Audio recordings for #128, C Major Arpeggio:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #127 & #128:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Audio recordings for #110, Minuet No. 1:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #110:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    7. Watch a video of any symphony performance on this playlist for at least 10 minutes here.

    9. Video for PM#2 Clapping help here.

     

    Peg Monster #3: 

    1. Audio recordings for #130, Sakura:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         Demonstration Video for #130:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Audio recordings for #169, Single Eighth Notes and Rests:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         Demonstration Video for #169:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    3. Audio recordings for #170, Alouette:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         Demonstration Video for #170:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Audio recordings for #172, May Song:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         Demonstration Video for #172:
         Violin & Viola     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Audio recordings for #179, Double the Fun:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         Demonstration Video for #179:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    6. Audio recordings for #180, Boil Them Cabbage Down:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for #180:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    7. Sheet Music for the Chromatic Scale (part 2):
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

        Demonstration Video for the Chromatic Scale (part 2):
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    9. Video for PM#3 Clapping help here.

     

    Peg Monster #4:

    1. Audio recordings for #140, Chester:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         Demonstration Video for #140:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    2. Audio recordings for #144, Accidental Frere Jacques:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         Demonstration Video for #144:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    3. Audio recordings for #173, Playing Dotted Quarter Notes:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         Demonstration Video for #173:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    4. Audio recordings for #177, Going Home:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         Demonstration Video for #177:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    5. Video for finger position exercises:
         Violin & Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

    8. Audio recordings for #185, your FINAL song!!:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         S.I. Demonstration Videos for #185, your FINAL song!!:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         KP Demonstration Video for #185:
         Violin     /     Viola     /     Cello     /     Bass

         Detailed "how to" videos for #185:
         Violin     /     Viola     /    Cello     /     Bass