STARTER: VIOLIN EXPLORATION (Ages 3 & up, teenagers welcome)
For students who want to explore the fun of playing the violin in a group setting.
Program starts with Stringbabies Method from UK
NOW INTRODUCING STRINGBABIES:
Stringbabies is designed to be fun and rewarding! Structured home practice is gradually introduced as the program proceeds.
LEVEL 1: VIOLIN ORIENTATION
For students who have completed Violin Exploration. This class moves onto more finger and bowing technique. This level runs for 20 classes.
LEVEL 2: VIOLIN ADVENTURE
For students who are working on Book 1 or 2 repertoires in a chamber ensemble setting (audition assessment required). This is a pre-orchestral level. This level runs for 28 classes and includes 3 performances.
After Violin Adventure, students should then move onto private lessons with the additions of the Musica String Chamber level or MRU Orchestra (ensemble experience) and Musica Theory Class (theory requirement).
LEVEL 3: MUSICA STRINGS CHAMBER
Open to students who do not wish to audition for the MRU Orchestra due to timing or age constraints (audition and separate private lesson are required for this level). This level allows for students to acquire valuable chamber ensemble experience. Partial MuseKids Musica material will be introduced. The class is 9 months, and includes 28 rehearsals and 3 performances.