Materials

Here are links to the learning materials you will need this year (2017-18). You can simply click on the title and be taken to a page where you can purchase the book. I will tell you which title you (or your child) needs, so you have the right learning resources for your musical journey.

 

Theory

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Alfred’s Basic Piano Course – Theory Book – Complete Level 1 (1A/1B)
For the Later Beginner. Method/Instruction; Piano – Alfred’s Basic Piano Library; Theory. Alfred’s Basic Piano Library. Learn To Play and General Theory. Instructional book. With instructional text and illustrations. 48 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.2235).
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The AB Guide to Music Theory, Part I
Music Theory & Resources, ABRSM Theory Exams. Instructional and General Theory. Reference book. 128 pages. Published by ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) (PE.9781854724465).
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Music Theory in Practice, Grade 1
Composed by Eric Taylor. This edition: Revised Edition (2008). Music Theory & Resources, ABRSM Theory Exams. Music Theory in Practice (ABRSM). Education. Method book. 32 pages. Published by ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) (PE.9781860969423).
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Music Theory in Practice, Grade 5
Composed by Eric Taylor. This edition: Revised Edition (2008). Music Theory & Resources, ABRSM Theory Exams. Music Theory in Practice (ABRSM). Education. Method book. 56 pages. Published by ABRSM (Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music) (PE.9781860969461).

Piano

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The Complete Book of Scales, Chords, Arpeggios & Cadences
Includes all the Major, Minor & Chromatic Scales. Piano Technique; Technique Musicianship. Alfred’s Basic Piano Library. Scales, Chords and Arpeggios. Instructional book. With standard notation, fingerings, chord names and introductory text. 88 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.5743).
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Michael Aaron Piano Course Lessons Primer
Primer. Composed by Michael Aaron. Piano method/supplement. Michael Aaron Piano Course. Book. 48 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.11008A).
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Michael Aaron Piano Course Lessons Grade 1
Grade 1. Method/Instruction; Piano – Aaron Method. Michael Aaron Piano Course. Instructional. Instructional book. With fingerings. 62 pages. Published by Belwin Music (AP.11001A).
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Alfred’s Adult All-in-One Course – Level 1 (Book)
Lesson * Theory * Technic. Method/Instruction; Piano – Alfred’s Basic Adult All-in-One Course; Technique Musicianship; Theory. Alfred’s Basic Adult Piano Course. Instructional. Instructional book. With introductory text, instructional text, illustrations and performance notes. 160 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.5753).
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Virtuoso Pianist In 60 Exercises – Complete
Schirmer’s Library of Musical Classics. Composed by Charles-Louis Hanon. Piano Method. Technique. Instructional book (softcover). With introductory text, instructional text and performance notes. 120 pages. G. Schirmer #LB925. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50256970).

Violin

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Contemplation
Composed by Emma L.M. Sweeney. Classical Period, Repertoire. Individual Part, Score, Set of Parts. 4 pages. Published by Lansbury Publishing (S0.20031).
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Suzuki Violin School Violin Part & CD, Volume 1 (Revised Edition)
Violin Part. By William Preucil. By Dr. Shinichi Suzuki. This edition: Revised. Method/Instruction; SmartMusic; String – Violin (Suzuki); Suzuki. Suzuki Method. Instructional, Method and Play Along. Instructional book and examples/accompaniment CD. With standard notation, fingerings, instructional text, illustrations and photos. 48 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.28261).
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Preparing for Kreutzer – Volume 1
An Intermediate Course of Violin Study Based on the Famous Works of Kayser, Mazas, Dont, De Beriot, Dancla, Blumenstengel, and Other Masters of the Violin Repertoire. String Method. Studies and Classical. Violin studies book. With standard notation, bowings, fingerings and instructional text. 56 pages. Rubank Publications #RUBL152. Published by Rubank Publications (HL.4472570).
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The Violin Collection – Easy to Intermediate Level
Recorded by Frank Almond, Concertmaster of the Milwaukee Symphony. By Frank Almond. By Various. String Solo. Softcover Audio Online. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50486131).
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42 Studies
Composed by Rodolphe Kreutzer (1766-1831). Edited by Ivan Galamian. Studies and Classical Period. Instrumental solo book. With solo part and fingerings. 83 pages. Published by International Music Company (IM.2073).
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Six Sonatas and Partitas, S. 1001-1006 (for Violin Solo)
Composed by Johann Sebastian Bach (1685-1750). Edited by Ivan Galamian. Baroque. Instrumental solo book. With introductory text, bowings and fingerings. 108 pages. Published by International Music Company (IM.2525).

Voice

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Vocal Warm-Ups
200 Exercises for Chorus and Solo Singers. Composed by Klaus Heizmann. Schott. Schott Music #ED9564. Published by Schott Music (HL.49008445).
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Voice Builders for Better Choirs
Book/CD Pack. Composed by Emily Crocker. Arranged by Janet Day and Linda Rann. Choral. Softcover with CD. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.8743260).
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The Jazz Singer’s Guidebook
A course in jazz harmony and scat singing for the serious jazz vocalist. Composed by David Berkman. This edition: spiral-bound. Instructional. Method book & CD. Published by Sher Music Company (SR.JSG).
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Kids’ Musical Theatre Collection – Volume 1
Composed by Various. Vocal Collection. Softcover Audio Online. 120 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.230029).
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The Zen of Screaming
Method/Instruction; Vocal DVD. Pop Vocal, Rock, Metal and Instructional. Instructional video: DVD and examples/accompaniment CD. Published by Alfred Music (AP.72-9854622323).
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The Zen of Screaming 2
Method/Instruction; Vocal DVD. Rock. DVD. Published by Alfred Music (AP.72-9854623159).
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The Complete Vocal Workout
A Step-By-Step Guide to Tough Vocals. Music Sales America. Pop, Rock. Softcover with CD. Music Sales #SMT1067. Published by Music Sales (HL.14007404).