Strings: Prima Strings


  • Proficient in positioning the instrument and bow.
  • Ability to identifying fingerings and note names for the pitches on the staff.
  • Comfortable with meters including 4/4, 3/4, and 2/4 
  • Proficiency in first position including accidentals (eg: high/low 2, High 3, low 1 and 4th finger). 
  • Familiarity with common note and rest values including whole, half, quarter, eighth, and sixteenth. Dotted rhythms are also included. 
  • Slurred and separate bows. May include double-up or double-down bows. 
  • Familiarity with basic articulation marks of accents, staccato, and pizzicato. 
  • Level of playing is equivalent to completion of Suzuki Book 2 – 3 and above.