By Christopher Selby & Scott Rush
For Middle School and Intermediate Level string musicians
Methods for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass
Available as a physical book or online digital version
Online digital version available for $6.95
Available on both MusicFirst and SmartMusic online teaching platforms
Habits of a Successful Middle Level String Musician is a field-tested musical collection of over 300 sequenced exercises for building fundamentals. Perfect to use with the entire string orchestra or a solo player, this series contains carefully sequenced finger pattern and shifting etudes, tone and articulation warm-ups, sight-reading exercises, rhythm vocabulary studies, chorales, and much more.
In one place, this series collects everything an aspiring player needs to build fundamental musicianship skills and then be able to transfer those skills directly into the performance of great literature.
Habits of a Successful Middle Level String Musician:
This book is a must-read for all interested in teaching string orchestra at the K–12 level! Written by a seasoned and exemplary teacher—it is chock full of great teaching ideas that will help you be successful in your classroom! Buy it, read it, and keep it in your library—you will come back to it time and time again!
Mary L. Wagner
Former National ASTA President and co-author of the ASTA String Curriculum
Each student method book in the HABITS series is available digitally for access on any device of choice!
Habits of a Successful Beginner Band Musician comes with a FREE digital access code printed on the inside cover!
All other Habits student method books are available digitally for $6.95 (a $3 saving compared to the physical edition).