• What book does my child need for his/her lesson?
     
     

    If your child plays a band instrument, the name of the method book is "Standard of Excellence" by Bruce Pearson.  Be sure to get the correct instrument and level. Book 1 is Red, Book 2 is Blue. Most elementary students need Book 1.

     

    If your child plays a string instrument, the name of the method book is "All for Strings" by Gerald E. Anderson and Robert S. Frost.  Be sure to get the correct instrument and level. Book 1 is Tan, Book 2 is Blue. Most elementary students need Book 1.

     

    These books can be purchased at any local music store or music internet site.  Here are links to the book at MusicArts.com.
    Band: http://www.musicarts.com/Search/Default.aspx?internal=1&src=standard+of+excellence 
    Orchestra:  http://www.musicarts.com/Search/Default.aspx?internal=1&src=all+for+strings&x=42&y=10