String Clinics to Go: Getting Started
illustrates how to teach basic skills in a beginning string classroom!
Practical applications of pedagogy and delivery are demonstrated in
model teaching sequences with commentary available about the teaching.
Learn from watching two successful teachers, now well-known as teacher
trainers, Bob Gillespie and Bob Phillips.
Getting Started will take you from setting up your room through teaching
your beginners a complete tune, covering topics such as: how to hold
the instruments, how to set up the bow hold, plucking the D tetrachord
and the D Major scale, bowing open strings and much, much more.
Intermediate Skills: Vibrato, Shifting, Higher Positions and Chromatic
Almost as if you are sitting in the classroom of a master
Watch over 50 strategies for the teaching of each of these crucial skills
in the string classroom, taught by experienced, successful teachers.
Best practices for instruction in the heterogeneous string class setting.
Tried and true ways to teach vibrato
Introducing shifting and higher positions
Introducing chromatic alterations
to set up the left hand
Prerequisites for each skill, as well as how to
introduce and develop the skills
Explanations and instructions for the teacher are
embedded in the live teaching sequences.
Printable resources in PDF format