The Guide to Teaching Strings is a comprehensive text designed to provide the instrumental music teacher with an
introduction to the history, repertoire, and performance practice of each of the strings.
For each of the strings, The Guide provides a brief history of the instrument, bow, case, and accessories. It
furnishes criteria for the selection of instruments and techniques for performance, with teaching procedures for each of
the four instrument groups from the initial training of the beginner through the performance practice of the
In sum, The Guide is a strings methods text that will serve teachers and performers throughout their careers.