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MUSC227: Beginning Strings/Orchestra and Band Techniques Spring 2021

The material listed here is designed for teaching strings and orchestra, as distinct from method books from which to learn how to play the instruments. Links are to the UNC Library catalog. E-books require an onyen.

Butz, Karel. Achieving musical success in the string classroom. New York: Oxford University Press, 2019.  E-book

Colwell, Richard and Thomas Goolsby. The teaching of instrumental music. 3rd ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002. MT170.C64 2002

Cook, Gary. Teaching percussion: with videos. Enhanced 3rd ed. New York: Schirmer Books; London: Prentice Hall International, 2019.  MT655.C7 2019  

Ely, Mark C. and Amy E. Van Deuren. Wind talk for woodwinds: a practical guide to understanding and teaching woodwind instruments. New York: Oxford University Press, 2009. MT339.5.E49 2009 and E-book

Establishing a string and orchestra program. Compiled by Jacquelyn Dillon-Krass and Dorothy A. Straub. Reston, VA: MENC, 1991. MT259.D48 1991

Feldman, Evan. Instrumental music education: teaching with the musical and practical in harmony. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge, 2015. MT1.F42 2016

Goldie, Sandy B., ed. Rehearsing the middle school orchestra. Delray Beach, FL: Meredith Music Publications, 2019. MT937.G65 2019

Hamann, Donald and Robert Gillespie. Strategies for teaching strings: building a successful string and orchestra program. 3rd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.  MT730 .H36 2013  and DVD

Haugland, Susan L. Crowd control: classroom management and effective teaching for chorus, band, and orchestra. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Education in partnership with MENC: the National Association for Music Education, 2013. MT1.H38 2013

Heddon, Debra Gordon. Threading the concept: powerful learning for the music classroom. Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Education: Published in partnership with MENC, the National Association for Music Education, 2010. MT1 .H39 2010 and E-book

Kearns, Ronald E. Quick reference for band directors who teach orchestra. Lanham, Md: published in cooperation with the National Association for Music Education, 2020.  MT730.K43 2020

Klotman, Robert H. Teaching strings: learning to teach through playing. 2nd ed. New York: Schirmer Books London: Prentice Hall, c1996.  MT259 .K58 1996  

Lamb, Norman and Susan Lamb Cook. Guide to teaching strings. 6th ed. Madison, WI: Brown & Benchmark Publishers, 1994.  MT259.L27 1994  

Lieberman, Julie Lyonn. Alternative strings:  the new curriculum.  Pompton Plains, NJ: Amadeus Press, 2004  MT259.L54 2004  

Making music in the primary school: whole class instrumental and vocal teaching. Edited by Nick Beach, Julie Evans and Gary Spruce. New York, NY: Routledge, 2011. MT3.G7 M37 2011 and E-book

Mayer, Frederick R., ed. The string orchestra super list. Reston, VA: MENC, 1993.  Ref. ML132.S8 M68 1993

Nardolillo, Jo. All things strings: an illustrated dictionary. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. Ref.  ML108.N373 2014 and E-book

Oddo, Vincent. Playing and teaching the strings. Belmont, Calif.: Wadsworth, c1995.  MT259 .O3 1995  

Pagliaro, Michael J. The instrumental music director's guide to comprehensive program development. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. MT170 .P32 2014 and E-Book

________. The musical instrument desk reference: a guide to how band and orchestral instruments work. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 2012. ML460.P313 2012

Sollinger, Charles. String class publications in the United States,1851-1951 (Detroit Studies in Music Bibliography, 30). Detroit, MI: Information Coordinators,1974. Ref. ML128.S7 S64

Spotlight on teaching orchestra. Reston, VA: MENC, the National Association for Music Education, c2005.

MT730 .S67 2005 

String syllabus: (revised 1975): violin, viola, violoncello, double bassUrbana. Ill: American String Teachers Association, 1975.  Ref. ML132.S74 A4 1975 

Teaching stringed instruments: a course of study. Reston, VA:  MENC, 1991. MT259.T27 1991

Teaching wind & percussion instruments: a course of study [developed by the MENC Task Force on Band Course of Study].  Reston, VA: Music Educators National Conference, c1991. MT172 .T4 1991  

Wassell, Albert W. and Charles H. Wertman. Bibliography for string teachers. A report prepared for the MENC committee on string instruction in the schools (String Instruction Program in Music Education). Washington, D.C.:  MENC, 1964.  Ref. ML128.S9 M9   


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