My Recommendations

During lessons you'll likely hear me recommend one or more of the below items. Clicking on an image below will take you to the Amazon page for the product. These products are also available at music stores and other online sellers, but my experience is that generally (so far) Amazon has the most competitive pricing. FULL DISCLOSURE: I receive an "Amazon Associate" fee if you purchase at Amazon through the below links.

Seiko SQ50-V Quartz Metronome

Pirastro Evah Pirazzi 4/4 Violin String Set - Medium Gauge

Pirastro Evah Pirazzi up to 16.5" Viola String Set - Medium Gauge

Thomastik Dominant up to 16.5" Viola String Set Medium Gauge

JSI Special 4/4 Violin String Set: Gold Label Ball-End E & Dominant A, D, and G Strings - Medium Gauge

Bach, J.S. - 6 Sonatas and Partitas BWV 1001 1006 for Violin by Galamian

Bach J.S. - Six Cello Suites, BWV 1007-1012 - transcribed for Viola - by Simon Rowland-Jones Peters

Two Octave Scales and Bowings for Violin (A Basic Scales Study for the Intermediate Violinist)

Two Octave Scales and Bowings - Viola by Susan Brown


Schradieck: School of Violin Technics, Op. 1, Book 1, Transcribed for Viola

Foundation Studies for the Viola, Book 1: 60 First Position Studies (from Op. 45, 54, 74)

Scale System for Violin by Carl Flesch



Kayser Heinrich Ernst 36 Elementary Progressive Studies Op. 20 Violin by Josef Gigold

Hofmann, Richard - First Studies, Op. 86 - Viola solo


Suzuki Viola School, Volume 5: Viola Part



Suzuki Viola School: Piano Accompaniments Volume 4


Suzuki Viola School, Volume 3: Viola Part



Suzuki Viola School, Volume 2: Viola Part



Suzuki Viola School, Volume 1: Viola Part



Suzuki Violin School: Violin Part, Vol. 5



Suzuki Violin School: Violin Part, Vol. 4



Suzuki Violin School: Violin Part, Vol. 3



Suzuki Violin School: Violin Part, Vol. 2



Suzuki Violin School: Violin Part, Vol. 1



Contemporary Violin Technique, Volume 1: Scale and Arpeggio Exercises by Neumann and Galamian

24 Exercises, Op 37: Violin Method



Solos for Young Violinists, Vol 2



Sevcik Violin Studies Opus 8



75 Melodious and Progressive Studies, Op. 36 - Book 1: Violin Method


Kreutzer - 42 Studies or Caprices: Violin Method



SCHRADIECK The School of Violin Technics - Book 1: Exercises for Promoting Dexterity


Scales in First Position for Violin




Franz Wohlfahrt - 60 Studies, Op. 45 Complete: Books 1 and 2 for Violin

Introducing the Positions for Violin: Volume 1 - Third and Fifth Position

Playing the Viola: Conversations with William Primrose


Violin & Viola (Yehudi Menuhin Music Guides)



Principles of Violin Playing & Teaching (Paperback) by Ivan Galamian


6 Sonatas & Partitas for Solo Violin, J.S. Bach



Marchenzahlungen, Mozart, Schumann, Bruch



The Cleveland Quartet: Brahms: The Complete String Quartets


Brahms: The Symphonies Box Set



Manhasset Model #48 Sheet Music Stand



Crafty Gizmos Black Folding Music Stand with Carrying Bag






M91 Pair Music Stand-Out Shelf Extenders for MANHASSET Stand








Mighty Bright 54910 Encore Music Stand Light, Black - US Adapter

Manhasset 1100 Model #1100 Accessory Shelf, Music Stand Accessory







Tourte Single Hole Violin Viola Mute Standard


Glaesel Violin Ultra Practice Mute



D'Addario Kaplan Premium Rosin with Case, Dark


D'Addario Kaplan Premium Rosin with Case, Light


Elementary Scales And Bowings - Viola (First Position)


Introducing the Positions for Viola: Volume 1


Scale System Viola: Scale Exercises in All Major and Minor Keys for Daily Study

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