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Spiral Bound

Published: 24 January 2018

352 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190643850

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Strategies for Teaching Strings

Building A Successful String and Orchestra Program

Fourth Edition

Donald L. Hamann and Robert Gillespie

  • Provides all the information necessary to develop and manage a successful orchestra program for all levels, from elementary to secondary
  • Offers a broader selection of rehearsal techniques for school orchestras than the competing texts in the field
  • Supported by videos that demonstrate teaching strategies
  • Provides an expanded and updated pedagogy based on the American String Teachers Association's National Standards

New to this Edition:

  • A greatly expanded Chapter 8 provides a deeper discussion of "strings and improvisation"
  • A new Chapter 9 addresses using technology in your rehearsals
  • New and updated references and sources appear throughout the text
  • Over 200 video clips showing all of the string teaching strategies, conveniently offered in streaming format on the book's Companion Website (, replace the prior edition's DVD
  • Appendix material now appears on the Companion Website