Improve Your Teaching
Teach Bowhold Quickly and Easily
Getting a good bowhold doesn't have to be a mystery. Here is the most efficient, trouble-free path to getting a perfect bowhold with EVERY beginner!
How to Size the Violin
How do you know when a child is ready for the next size? Here is a sizing chart, plus additional guidance to make sure they are genuinely ready to handle a bigger instrument.
Ensure Great Practicing
The "practice parent" is the most important ingredient in teaching violin to young beginners. These tips will help give you confidence in working with parents.
Develop Agility in Young Beginners
Young beginners love the patterns in the famous Schradieck etudes! Here are the easiest, most memorable patterns, printed in large format for very young players.
Practice Sustained Tones
Young players love this exercise by Eugene Ysaye because it is easy and musically satisfying. You will love the many ways it allows you to train advanced movement concepts from the beginning.
Beautiful, child-friendly books designed for young players
... And Even Ring Tones
Young players are typically unable to hear the subtle resonance of a sympathetic string while bowing, but they will practice ring tones until the cows come home with this unusual trick!