Category Archives: violin

Charlie’s Jig

Charlie’s Jig is a 2022 Global Finalist and Virtual Podium Winner for the Go Irish Dance Global Talent Search for Traditional Music. This newly composed jig is part of the Cat’s with a Fiddle collection. You can hear the tune … Continue reading

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Shortnin’ Bread

What happens when Mama’s baby is hungry? Shortnin’ Bread with pepperoni pizza and other tasty treats. A fun duet for a first year string student with a second year piano student. Here is a video of the first performance. One … Continue reading

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Summer Schedule

Just a reminder, the summer music lesson schedule begins on Monday, June 6.

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Cats with a Fiddle

Cats with a Fiddle is a new sheet music title containing two jigs in first position. The jigs are in D Major and B Minor. Excellent supplementary material for playing across the fingerboard. The music is available as a digital … Continue reading

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New Music Night Recital Photos

In April, we began writing tunes to help internalize musical skills. The composers performed their pieces in an online format on May 20. Enjoy the photos from the event.

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Bella Notte for String Instrument and Piano

Bella Notte the dog’s love theme music from Lady and the Tramp gets a new treatment with arrangements for violin and piano, viola and piano and cello and piano. All three arrangements are suitable for a young string player. The … Continue reading

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Scott Joplin String Duets

The String Duets in the Great Scott! Joplin for Two Musicians are also available as a digital download. If you are in a hurry, you can be practicing the opening theme of five pieces today. Augustan Club Waltz, The Chrysanthemum, … Continue reading

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Weeping Willow

I’ve had students working on the Weeping Willow in the Great Scott! Joplin for Two Musicians book. Here’s a video of the rag as a piano solo. This is the same piece played by violin and cello. Are you inspired … Continue reading

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Augustan Club Waltz for String Instrument and Piano

The Augustan Club Waltz duets from the Great Scott! book are now available as digital downloads. The violin and piano duet requires the violinist to know accidentals and L1 and L2. It can be played entirely in first position. The … Continue reading

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Play Reinagle Party

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