Resources

Places recommended for Private Lessons:

Maplewood Music Studio

215-848-8353

maplewoodmusic@verizon.net

maplewoodmusicstudio.com

(in Germantown)

47 Maplewood Mall

Phila., PA 19144

(in Chestnut Hill)

8509 Germantown Ave.

Phila., PA 19118

Chestnut Hill Music Academy

22 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue

Philadelphia, PA. 19118

215-233-0962

Chestnuthillmusic.com

Keswick Music Works

363 N. Easton Road

Glenside, PA 19038

215-887-1462

keswickmusicworks.com

Settlement Music School – Germantown Branch

6128 Germantown Ave

215-320-2610

settlementmusic.org


Here are some links to special and fun pages. DON'T FORGET TO ALLOW POP UPS


Cool String Players!

http://www.briannakahane.com/


http://juilliardinaiken.com/bios_precollege.php


http://david-garrett.com/us/


http://hilaryhahn.com/


http://www.yo-yoma.com/


http://www.itzhakperlman.com/


Vivaldi


Corelli


http://www.christianmcbride.com/


Primrose

Fun Free Stuff


Violin Fingering Game!

You have to try this! So fun!


wrti.org

Free Public Classical and Jazz radio station...you can stream either classical or Jazz from your computer.


http://www.stringstuffpage.com/

From a fellow strings teacher in Central Bucks School District, here you will find lots of free sheet music to download!


http://imslp.org/wiki/

for very advanced students (not just string music but ALL music)


http://beststudentviolins.com/freemusic.html


http://jimpix.co.uk/v/sheetmusic/default.asp


http://makingmusicfun.net/htm/printit_free_printable_sheet_music_index.htm


http://www.violinonline.com


http://www.violaonline.com


http://www.celloonline.com


http://www.stringbassonline.com


The Violin Site


www.viola.com


www.everythingcello.com


www.uprightbass.com


Alto Clef Flashcards



Music Notation


http://musescore.org/ - Free Notation Software (must download)


http://notefilight.com - Create music online (do not have to download, demo version is free but you are limited to how many pieces you can save)





Music Theory


http://www.musictheory.halifax.ns.ca/1gs.html


http://musictechteacher.com/musicquizzes.htm


http://www.blanksheetmusic.net/


http://musictheory.net


http://www.8notes.com/theory/


http://readsheetmusic.info/index.shtml


http://www.beginband.com/


http://www.musicalmind.org/



For purchasing/renting instruments, accessories, and music


http://www.wwbw.com


http://sharmusic.com


http://swstrings.com


http://musicarts.com


http://www.stringemporium.com (Check it out, lots of info for basses! Plus strings and cases for violin, viola and cello!)

http://www.stringemporium.com/basscafe.htm <----- Bass info ! Check out the videos!


www.violin-strings.com (from String Emporium)


www.viola-strings.com (from String Emporium)


www.cello-strings.com (from String Emporium)



Fine Instruments (more advanced students)


http://www.stevensviolins.com/


Paul Stevens Violins

15 Simpson Rd.

Ardmore, PA 19003

(610) 649-0737


http://www.davidmichieviolins.com/


David Michie Violins

1714 Locust Street

Philadelphia PA 19103

215-545-5006


http://goldenviolins.com/


Harold Golden

7801 Winston Road

Philadelphia PA 19118

(215) 242-0307


http://kotviolin.com/


Kot Violins

1048 W. Lancaster Ave.

Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Store Hours: 2-5PM, Tuesday-Saturday

E-mail: kotviolin@gmail.com

(610) 225-1870

(610) 527-5552 (during store hours)


Mount Airy Violins


Mount Airy Violins & Bows

6665 Germantown Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19119

215-438-9031


Open Wednesday - Saturday, 1pm - 5pm


E-mail: mountairyviolins@gmail.com


Electric String Instruments


http://woodviolins.com

http://www.electricviolinshop.com

http://www.electricviolinlutherie.com


Lessons


http://www.temple.edu/boyer/musicprep/

Temple Prep


http://musicarts.com

They also have lessons at their stores


http://www.smsmusic.org

Settlement Music School


Orchestras, musical events, etc.

http://philorch.org/

The Philadelphia Orchestra


http://kimmelcenter.org/


http://www.musicopia.net/


http://www.npr.org/music/


http://oldyorkroadsymphony.org/


http://pimf.org - Classical Music Festival at Bryn Mawr College featuring members of The Philadelphia Orchestra



Educator resources (for students with Special Needs)

Inspiration for all


An Adaptation Took Kit for Teaching Music


Adaptive Use Musical Instruments - "Adaptive Use Musical Instruments (AUMI) interface enables students who have very little voluntary movement or other varieties of impairments to create and perform electronic sounds and sequences in order to participate in solo and ensemble electronic music improvisation and composition."


Music Technology and Disabled Access - Links to programs that can be used to create music for students with exceptionalities.


Choosing Instruments (for students with special needs)


10 Incredible Musicians with Physical Handicaps


Insight about teaching students with special needs by a private instructor


If you have a student with a physical disability who is interested in playing an instrument they probably already go to Shriners Hospital or some other hospital for treatment, you should let their parent know that their doctor should be able to refer them to a specialist for any prosthesis or other assisting devices.


People First Language (for everyone)

People First Language Chart