Ages 8 to Adult

Course Description

For beginning and early level violin, students will follow the All for strings method books. This program is a comprehensive three-volume method that includes a wealth of supplementary materials for teaching and performance. This complete curriculum covers virtually every aspect of beginning through intermediate string study, emphasizing technical skills, rhythmic understanding, and quality musical experiences.

For Beginning string students Book 1 provides a well-rounded course of study. It begins with Starting by Rote and Starting by Note approaches to music reading. Photos, diagrams, and logos integrated throughout the book reinforce all new concepts introduced. Carefully selected and composed technical materials and musical selections provide excellent opportunities for learning and growth. Rhythm exercises and theory games are also provided, as well as duets, trios, and ensembles.

Aptitude Program: Highlights, Fees & Lesson Details

Lesson Fees & Details

-- all prices subject to change without notice --

*A monthly lesson discount will apply when you arrange to pay your account with post-dated cheques or by pre-authorized chequing. Does not apply to Apple Course, Aptitude Music Program, RCM Theory or playLOUD programs.

Royal Conservatory of Music

For intermediate and advanced students the Violin Series offers nine volumes of interesting and challenging Violin Repertoire. You will be introduced to a broad spectrum of composers, musical styles, periods, genres, and pedagogical challenges. Working with a qualified instructor you will follow a systematic and progressive approach that ensures that musical concepts and skills are introduced at the appropriate level.

Two companion volumes to the Violin Repertoire books include scales, arpeggios, double stops, and studies/etudes for all levels of study from the Introductory Level through Level 8. The Third Edition has been expanded to include a wide selection of studies/etudes at each level compiled from both standard literature and contemporary compositions.

The Royal Conservatory of Music curriculum is recognized by the Manitoba Board of Education. Manitoba high school students in grades 9 to 12 who meet the grade and exam requirements are eligible to receive up to four additional credits at the high school level.