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Free Sheet Music for Violin, Viola and Cello

Articles » I want to improve my school or youth group string orchestra

Advice for the music coordinator who is not a string specialist.

A school string orchestra or string group is possible but can be difficult to organise in a Primary (5-11) School, easier in a Middle (9-13) School and should be quite easy to run (providing the players turn up) in a High (11 or 13-18) School. Basically the same set of rules applies to them all but how they are applied varies considerably.

So let us start by remembering that -

The choice of music is a very important part of creating a successful string group.