After numerous inquiries from orchestra directors across the globe, FJH set out to create something new and exciting. Get ready to see a new string method unlike any other.
From the very beginning, students are presented with simple and memorable phrases to help teach important concepts in a fun way.
More focus on finger preparation and location, especially as students begin to cross strings.
Four chapters (Opus 1-4) correspond with the typical four quarters in a school year.
Achievable benchmarks give students a feeling of constant accomplishment.
You will smile at the titles. You will smile at the results. Your students will smile at their success.
Four full-page assessments provide clear tools for accountability and help measure student progress in numerous areas.
Eight pieces for string orchestra correlate with Opus 2 through 4.
Notes on the G string are presented gradually, allowing students to explore tunes that use
individual G string notes as an extension to melodies primarily on the D and A strings.
Music history is presented simultaneously with science, world history and other fun historical facts.
Easy sayings help students better understand bow speed and its relationship to half notes, dotted half notes and whole notes.