Achieving Musical Success In The String Classroom

byKarel Butz

Paperback | September 10, 2019

Achieving Musical Success In The String Classroom by Karel Butz
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Achieving Musical Success in the String Classroom describes a fully 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. Author Karel Butz's philosophical assumptions are explained regarding 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 set-up, posture, left and right hand development, music theory, aural skills, assessment procedures, imagery in playing, the development individual practice and ensemble skills, and effective rehearsal strategies are explained in a sequential approach that benefit the classroom teacher and student. In addition, several score examples, sample lesson plans, grading rubrics as well as videos of Butz demonstrating his pedagogical ideas and techniques with musicians are included.
Karel Butz is Head Orchestra Director at Beckendorff Junior High School in Katy, Texas. He is a frequent guest conductor, lecturer, and clinician around the country. He is also a composer whose pieces have been performed worldwide at several venues including the Midwest Clinic, Stellenbosch International Chamber Music Festival, Interlo...
Title:Achieving Musical Success In The String ClassroomFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:240 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.68 inShipping dimensions:240 pages, 11 X 8.5 X 0.68 inPublished:September 10, 2019Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0190602899

ISBN - 13:9780190602895

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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