Fiddle Time Scales 1
We’ve added free playalong or download audios for all the scales and arpeggios in Fiddle Time Scales 1 on our website – here. We hope these offer useful practice to pupils as they do more work at home in these strange times! We’ll be adding audio for some of the pieces from the book in the next week or so.
Violin Star Theory
Our new theory book for young violinists is now published! More details here.
String Time Christmas
Our new ensemble collection of carols and seasonal music for strings was published last autumn – details here.
New ABRSM String Syllabus 2020-2023
We’re delighted to have a number of our pieces in the new ABRSM string syllabus 2020-2023. See the full lists here: violin viola cello
New Trinity String Syllabus 2020-2023
We’re very pleased that a number of our pieces have been selected for the new Trinity College, London string syllabus. See the full lists here: violin viola cello
Bach for Violin
Delighted to see this lovely review in The Strad magazine! Strad review Bach for Violin
Fiddle Time 20th anniversary
2018 was the 20th anniversary of the first publication of Fiddle Time Starters, Joggers and Runners! It’s been great fun to build the series since then, and we heartily thank all the teachers and students who have supported our work over the years. Read about the anniversary and download a FREE piece here.
Fiddle Time Joggers
In our 20th anniversary year, we were delighted that Fiddle Time Joggers was selected to feature in the best violin resource listing by Tutorful, a major educational website connecting tutors and students. Read their editorial here.
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Music Education Award
We were delighted to receive the Jacquie Bugeja Award for Significant Contribution to Music Education in Oxfordshire and Beyond from Oxfordshire County Music Service at a special award ceremony in Oxford on 23 September 2017. Many thanks to Head of Service Angela Turton and all who supported us and for a lovely evening!
ESTA UK Award
We were delighted and honoured to receive an award from ESTA UK in recognition of exceptional services to string teaching. This was presented to us at an inspiring weekend in May 2017 at Saffron Hall by Nicola Benedetti.
Starters - Rhythm variations
We’ve added fully written out versions of the pieces from the Starters books with rhythm variations to our Downloads page. Click here to download PDFs for violin, viola or cello.
The Strad - Ask the Experts
Kathy shares her ideas on a pupil sharing more than one teacher in the January 2017 edition of The Strad.