Foundations for Music Reading

The transition from  “learning to read”  to  “reading to learn.”

Click on a link to view or download sample pages. Each sample page is in a PDF document. (Some examples are for violin, some are for viola and some are for cello. All instruments have similar presentation, each in its own clef.)

Foundations for Music Reading is designed for young string students with 1–2 years of “look-say” note reading experience who are ready to learn the theory foundations necessary to prepare them to be effective orchestra players.

Suitable for class, lesson or home study. Each book includes theory explanations, worksheets and answer keys so that students can work at their own pace.

The curriculum for each instrument is in 3 volumes (about 150 pages per book) containing: