If any of the below links are broken, please email Ms. Wang!
Local Music Stores
Summer Camps 2019
These links are to websites for various camps I have heard about; I suggest you personally contact the people who run the camp if you have any questions. If the camp website doesn't have all the details yet, keep checking throughout the spring semester as the camp staff makes updates!
- AFA (day camp in Houston)
- ASTA Website listing summer camps (national listing--not all camps are open or applicable to all ability/experience levels)
- Bay Area Chamber Music Festival *Ms. Wang is part of this camp faculty*
- Baylor Camp (more info specifically about the Middle School Orchestra camp is here)
- Clear Creek Cello Camp
- Sam Houston State University Orchestra Camp *Ms. Wang is part of this camp faculty*
- Texas Tech University Orchestra Camp
- UT Arlington Summer Strings
- Smart Music -This is a subscription service that is a GREAT resource for your child! Students can play into a microphone and Smart Music will grade their performance. All beginner books and Suzuki Solo books are currently on smart music as well as some of our class music, scales and other technical exercises.
- Staff Wars - free - Note-reading software that gets more challenging and exciting the better you do!
- Music Theory Practice - free - This free website allows students to practice note reading, rhythm, and key signature identification. These are timed test formatted and can be fun to play. Click your instrument to go straight to a note-reading exercise customized for you: Violin Viola Cello Bass
- Online Metronome - free - Free online metronome and pitch generator (only open A) for tuning.
- Finale Notepad -Allows you to compose and write out music, then plays it back. You can change the tempo and put in multiple parts. It's useful as a virtual playing partner.
- Teoria - free - practice music theory online!
- Drone Tone Tool - free - Online pitch generator (for tuning) and includes a metronome, too!
- Left Hand Shape - free - PDF with helpful photos.
- StudioDSO - Dallas Symphony Orchestra resource for advancing young musicians.
- New York Philharmonic for Kids - Games and information for younger students.
- San Francisco Symphony's Educational Site- Games and information for younger students.
- ArtsAlive.ca - The National Arts Centre in Canada's educational website for children.
- Houston Symphony
- CLHS Orchestra