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Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom

Karel Butz


Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom describes the author’s pragmatic pedagogical approach toward developing complete musicianship in beginning through advanced-level string players by incorporating the ideas of Mimi Zweig, Paul Rolland, and Shinichi Suzuki. The author’s philosophical assumptions are explained in regard to the structure and purpose of string teaching contributing to a high level of musical artistry among students. Introductory through advanced string concepts relating to instrument setup, posture, left- and right-hand development, music theory, aural skills, asses ... More

Keywords: string pedagogy, musicianship, rehearsal, bowing, technique, orchestra, assessment, Mimi Zweig, Paul Rolland, Shinichi Suzuki

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190602888
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190602888.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Karel Butz, author
Orchestra Director, Katy ISD