Strings: Concertino


  • Proficient in positioning the instrument and bow.
  • Ability to identify fingerings and note names for the pitches both on the staff and using ledger lines.
  • Comfortable with meters including 4/4, 3/4, 2/4, 2/2, 6/8, 9/8.
  • Violinist and violist should have started third position including all accidentals (eg: high/low 2, High 3, low 1 and 4th finger). Student should expect to begin practicing notes above third position.
  • Cellist must have started fourth position including all accidentals. Student should expect to begin practicing notes above fourth position.
  • Familiar with articulation marks of accents, staccato, legato, detaché, and marcato.
  • Student should have started a basic foundation of vibrato.
  • Familiar with basic conducting patterns.
  • Familiar with standard rehearsing procedures and its respectful atmosphere.
  • Level of playing is equivalent to Suzuki Book 4 and above.