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Here are the membership options for violin students in both the Suzuki and Traditional Methods.

 

See what is included in the classes!

Pre-Twinkle School

 

Let Your Fingers Do The Walking

 

Twinkle School

 

The Guppy School

 

The Salmon School

 

The Graduates

 

Fiddle School

 

Canon School

 

 The Keepers Book Two Part One

Chorus from Judas Maccabeus

Musette by Bach School

Hunter’s Chorus

Long Long Ago Book 2 – Weber

 

Bach Double Concerto Violin 2 School

The Manatees – Book Three

Manatees Book Three

Gavotte by Martini play-alongs and digital books
Gavotte by Martini is the first song in book three of the Suzuki repertoire and the first in the Manatees for Scales Aren't Just a Fish thing. It is a long song but easily memorized with a few little tricks. Play the card game and learn the order of the 'Dagwood Sandwich'.
Price: $10.60

Minuet 3 Book 3
Book 3 of the Suzuki Method has an additional version of Minuet 3 by Bach. This digital book teaches the new section of Minuet 3 through Gum Drop Notes. Play-alongs take the student from practice speed to polished speed.
Price: $10.60

Gavotte in G Minor Study
Gavotte in G Minor Study includes a digital book with preview spots and sheet music. The play-along music (in Gum Drop Notes) will ensure perfection in your initial study so you don't have any remedial work. Surprisingly, using the Gum Drop Notes helps with memorization.
Price: $10.60

Humoresque, A. Dvorzak

Gavotte, J. Becker

Gavotte in D Major, J. S. Bach

Bourree, J. S. Bach

Know Your Strings Digital Book
Know Your Strings Digital Book
Know Your Strings Digital Book is a series of printable books for violin teachers who are introducing the violin for the first time to a student. It may appear quite simple when you look over the teacher manual and card game but it is an amazing first step even for an adult.

2 - Pre-Twinkle Shrimp Bucket Level 2
The Pre-Twinkle School level includes songs and play-alongs on the open strings of the violin, developing your ability to create a strong clear tone on an open string, a great position and proper bow arm. If you would like to see the Pre-Twinkle Class curriculum just go to the sample Pre-twinkle Page with no links. Once you have joined the classes the links will be activated.
Price: $25.02

Let Your Fingers Do the Walking School
Check out what is included in the series 'Let Your Fingers Do the Walking'. Going from developing your bowing arm with the open string Pre-Twinkle Classes, now we are going to start to put our fingers onto the strings. Use these play-along exercises to develop your tone.
Price: $10.01

4 - Twinkle School of Gum Drop Notes Level 4
A full color book of sheet music. Gum Drop Notes are color-coded music that Ignites sleeping brains and goes through the back door of learning styles. Mental short-circuits are no match for the ease at which students begin to understand music theory, sight-reading and technique. The fee is on a monthly subscription so your classes will not be interrupted until you ask for it to be closed. Have a yummy time!
Price: $10.01

Guppy Level Violin School
Guppy Level Violin School
The Guppy Level of Scales Aren't Just a Fish Thing is where you begin to build endurance while honing the violin skills and techniques already taught in Levels Pre-Twinkle, and Twinkle. This level has lots of extra tunes for fun!!
Price: $25.02

Salmon School Level 5
Salmon School Level 5
The Salmon level is a challenge using songs to increase your ability as a violinist. This is a monthly payment, automatically recharged if you do not cancel so your classes will not be interrupted.
Price: $25.02

The Graduates Gum Drop School
A full color book of songs for violinists. 'Graduates' is the final book in the 1st series of Gum Drop Notes including the Minuets and Gavotte by Gossec, The fee is a monthly subscription. Study as long as you want with new materials being added. Use monitors for play-along music. The monthly fee will be charged each month until you decide you have completed the level.
Price: $10.01

Digital Copy - All Sheet Music and Songs Book One Level
This digital Book comes with full support and can be used on your computer, devices or monitors for large crowds. Printable sheet music and play-along music at various speeds are included. This is for your own use and not to be sold or distributed.
Price: $100.06
Price: $67.04

Fiddle Music
The Fiddle School is a massive class with play-along music and printable sheet music all written in Gum Drop Notes. Scales Aren't Just a Fish Thing teaches complex musical concepts easily and enjoyably. Here are some of the tunes in the School. Bile The Cabbage Down, Blackberry Blossom, Cattle in the Corn, Chicken Reel, Danny Boy, Devil’s Dream, Irish Washerwoman, Swallowtail Jig,Irish Washerwoman and Swallowtail Jig Duet,Old Joe Clark, Orange Blossom Special, Sally Goodin, Sean Ryan’s Polka, Soldier’s Joy, Turkey In the Straw, Volcanic Jig
Price: $10.01

Canons Study
Canons - Mostly in C Major is a collection of 35 canons written using simply A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. This is a preparation book for the famous Pachelbel's Canon. Other instruments can play these canons but this particular arrangement is directed to the violin.
Price: $25.02

Manatees Book Three

Gavotte by Martini play-alongs and digital books
Gavotte by Martini is the first song in book three of the Suzuki repertoire and the first in the Manatees for Scales Aren't Just a Fish thing. It is a long song but easily memorized with a few little tricks. Play the card game and learn the order of the 'Dagwood Sandwich'.
Price: $10.60

Minuet 3 Book 3
Book 3 of the Suzuki Method has an additional version of Minuet 3 by Bach. This digital book teaches the new section of Minuet 3 through Gum Drop Notes. Play-alongs take the student from practice speed to polished speed.
Price: $10.60

Dolphns Book 4

Bach Double Violin 2
The Bach Double Concerto is lots of fun to learn and to play. This study takes one page at a time. Learn it well before adding another page to your study. Then, slowly take the play-alongs from tempo 30 through to Vivace 120. Mastering each speed will provide accuracy and memorization. Have fun!
Price: $10.01

 

The following schools will be coming soon

(available for my private students now)

If you are interested in any particular song before I have it ready for sale, just email me.

carolanderson@scalesarentjustafishthing.com

 

 The Keepers Book Two Part Two

Waltz

Bourree

Two Grenadiers

Witches Dance

 The Keepers Book Two Part Three

Gavotte by Lully

Gavotte from Mignon

Minuet in G

Air on G String

Rigoletto

Minuet by Boccherini

Book Three Level Books

The Manatees – Book Three

Gavotte by  P. Martini

Minuet, J. S. Bach

Gavotte in G. Minor, J. S. Bach

Humoresque, A. Dvorzak

Gavotte, J. Becker

Gavotte in D Major, J. S. Bach

Bourree, J. S. Bach

Book Four Level Books

The Dolphins

Concerto No. 2, 3rd Movement . F. Seitz

Concerto No. 5, 1st Movement F. Seitz

Concerto No. 5, 3rd Movement F. Seitz

Lullaby F. Schubert

Lullaby, J. Brahms

Concerto in A Minor, 1st Movement  A. Vivaldi

Concerto in A Minor, 3rd Movement   A. Vivaldi

Concerto for Two Violins, 1st Movement

Bach Double Violin  1

Bach Double Violin 2

Bach Double Both Parts

 

 

Here are the membership options for violin students in both the Suzuki and Traditional Methods.

Know Your Strings Digital Book
Know Your Strings Digital Book
Know Your Strings Digital Book is a series of printable books for violin teachers who are introducing the violin for the first time to a student. It may appear quite simple when you look over the teacher manual and card game but it is an amazing first step even for an adult.
2 - Pre-Twinkle Shrimp Bucket Level 2
The Pre-Twinkle School level includes songs and play-alongs on the open strings of the violin, developing your ability to create a strong clear tone on an open string, a great position and proper bow arm. If you would like to see the Pre-Twinkle Class curriculum just go to the sample Pre-twinkle Page with no links. Once you have joined the classes the links will be activated.
Price: $25.02
Let Your Fingers Do the Walking School
Check out what is included in the series 'Let Your Fingers Do the Walking'. Going from developing your bowing arm with the open string Pre-Twinkle Classes, now we are going to start to put our fingers onto the strings. Use these play-along exercises to develop your tone.
Price: $10.01
4 - Twinkle School of Gum Drop Notes Level 4
A full color book of sheet music. Gum Drop Notes are color-coded music that Ignites sleeping brains and goes through the back door of learning styles. Mental short-circuits are no match for the ease at which students begin to understand music theory, sight-reading and technique. The fee is on a monthly subscription so your classes will not be interrupted until you ask for it to be closed. Have a yummy time!
Price: $10.01
Guppy Level Violin School
Guppy Level Violin School
The Guppy Level of Scales Aren't Just a Fish Thing is where you begin to build endurance while honing the violin skills and techniques already taught in Levels Pre-Twinkle, and Twinkle. This level has lots of extra tunes for fun!!
Price: $25.02
Salmon School Level 5
Salmon School Level 5
The Salmon level is a challenge using songs to increase your ability as a violinist. This is a monthly payment, automatically recharged if you do not cancel so your classes will not be interrupted.
Price: $25.02
The Graduates Gum Drop School
A full color book of songs for violinists. 'Graduates' is the final book in the 1st series of Gum Drop Notes including the Minuets and Gavotte by Gossec, The fee is a monthly subscription. Study as long as you want with new materials being added. Use monitors for play-along music. The monthly fee will be charged each month until you decide you have completed the level.
Price: $10.01
Digital Copy - All Sheet Music and Songs Book One Level
This digital Book comes with full support and can be used on your computer, devices or monitors for large crowds. Printable sheet music and play-along music at various speeds are included. This is for your own use and not to be sold or distributed.
Price: $100.06
Price: $67.04
Fiddle Music
The Fiddle School is a massive class with play-along music and printable sheet music all written in Gum Drop Notes. Scales Aren't Just a Fish Thing teaches complex musical concepts easily and enjoyably. Here are some of the tunes in the School. Bile The Cabbage Down, Blackberry Blossom, Cattle in the Corn, Chicken Reel, Danny Boy, Devil’s Dream, Irish Washerwoman, Swallowtail Jig,Irish Washerwoman and Swallowtail Jig Duet,Old Joe Clark, Orange Blossom Special, Sally Goodin, Sean Ryan’s Polka, Soldier’s Joy, Turkey In the Straw, Volcanic Jig
Price: $10.01
Canons Study
Canons - Mostly in C Major is a collection of 35 canons written using simply A, B, C, D, E, F, and G. This is a preparation book for the famous Pachelbel's Canon. Other instruments can play these canons but this particular arrangement is directed to the violin.
Price: $25.02
Bach Double Violin 2
The Bach Double Concerto is lots of fun to learn and to play. This study takes one page at a time. Learn it well before adding another page to your study. Then, slowly take the play-alongs from tempo 30 through to Vivace 120. Mastering each speed will provide accuracy and memorization. Have fun!
Price: $10.01
The Manatees - Violin - Book Three
One month - Digital books and play-along music for book 3 - The Manatees This book includes, "Gavotte by Martini", "Minuet 3", "Gavotte in G Minor", "Humoresque", "Gavotte in D Major", "Gavotte by Becker", and "Bourree by Bach". Digital books contain both gum drop note sheet music, as well as, black note sheet music and play-along music for previews as well as polished speed.
Price: $10.01

Manatees Book Three

Gavotte by Martini play-alongs and digital books
Gavotte by Martini is the first song in book three of the Suzuki repertoire and the first in the Manatees for Scales Aren't Just a Fish thing. It is a long song but easily memorized with a few little tricks. Play the card game and learn the order of the 'Dagwood Sandwich'.
Price: $10.60

Minuet 3 Book 3
Book 3 of the Suzuki Method has an additional version of Minuet 3 by Bach. This digital book teaches the new section of Minuet 3 through Gum Drop Notes. Play-alongs take the student from practice speed to polished speed.
Price: $10.60

Dolphns Book 4

Bach Double Violin 2
The Bach Double Concerto is lots of fun to learn and to play. This study takes one page at a time. Learn it well before adding another page to your study. Then, slowly take the play-alongs from tempo 30 through to Vivace 120. Mastering each speed will provide accuracy and memorization. Have fun!
Price: $10.01

 

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