Habits of a Successful Middle Level String Musician - Conductor
Habits of a Successful Middle Level String Musician:
- Presents a differentiated, sequential, and comprehensive method for developing finger pattern and shifting skills to address the most common problems encountered by intermediate level orchestra students.
- Organizes tone, rhythm, and articulation patterns into a flexible and sequential series.
- Creates a method for teaching scales, arpeggios, and thirds that simultaneously accommodates students of different ability levels.
- Provides chorales for the development of intonation, tone quality, blend, and musicianship.
- Presents sequenced rhythm vocabulary charts in a format that allows transfer from timing to pitches in a musical context.
- Includes over ten pages of audition sight-reading exercises in a full- ensemble format that is well planned in scope and sequence.
- Promotes the idea that students should cross the threshold from the “technical components of playing” to music making.
Habits of a Successful Middle Level String Musician is the answer to the very simple question, “What should I be learning during fundamentals time?