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Smart String Teacher Publications

For Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass

 

Smart Bowing Exercises for Strings
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Have your students ever wondered why they should practice their scales, and what this has to do with mastering their instruments? Well, Smart Bowing Exercises for Strings will give them over 100 reasons why! This truly unique resource has well-organized … Read More

Smart Scales for Strings
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Smart Scales for Strings simplifies how we teach and learn scales for Violin, Viola, Cello and Double Bass.  It makes scales so easy, it practically teaches itself!  It is perfect for both the classroom and private teaching and is all … Read More

Smart Fiddle Tunes for Strings
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Looking for fiddle tunes to teach the class?  Need tunes transposed for viola, cello and bass? Did you know that there are many, many skills you can teach through fiddle tunes?  Read about all the great reasons to teach fiddle … Read More

Start Stringed Instruments Playing By Ear
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It is very common for string teachers, whether they be classroom teachers or private violin, viola and cello teachers, to start their students off playing by ear.  This sets up a foundation for intonation and listening. Because playing a stringed … Read More

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Smart Music Theory Publications

Supported by free Youtube videos

 

A Mnemonic for Memorizing the Major Keys
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  Great for the studio or the classroom, this poster makes the major keys easy to memorize!  Posters are in high quality PDF format and can be sent to your local copy shop for printing. All licenses are for limited … Read More

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Traditional Music

For Violin, Viola, Cello and Bass

 

Smart Fiddle Tunes for Strings
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Looking for fiddle tunes to teach the class?  Need tunes transposed for viola, cello and bass? Did you know that there are many, many skills you can teach through fiddle tunes?  Read about all the great reasons to teach fiddle … Read More

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Free Stuff

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Seating Plan Template for String Orchestra
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  Time to get organized! It’s the beginning of the school year and it’s time to make up some new seating plans.  I thought I’d tweak my seating plan and share it with those of you who don’t have one, … Read More

String Orchestra Seating Plan Lesson
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The set-up of a string orchestra can be a bit bewildering to beginners. One of the first things I do in September is use this handout with my beginning students to illustrate how a string orchestra is seated.  Through this … Read More

Start Stringed Instruments Playing By Ear
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It is very common for string teachers, whether they be classroom teachers or private violin, viola and cello teachers, to start their students off playing by ear.  This sets up a foundation for intonation and listening. Because playing a stringed … Read More

A Mnemonic for Memorizing the Major Keys
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  Great for the studio or the classroom, this poster makes the major keys easy to memorize!  Posters are in high quality PDF format and can be sent to your local copy shop for printing. All licenses are for limited … Read More

See more Free Stuff….

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