Curriculum - Vivian Lam

Violin

Curriculum Books

Violin (Classical)

Beginner Violin:

1. (Methods) New Direction for Strings A Comprehensive String Method Violin Book 1 (OR) Essential Elements for Strings Violin Book 1 

2. (Solo) Suzuki Volume 1 Violin Part (OR) Learning the Violin, Book One: Expanded Edition 

3. (Scale) A Scale in Time Violin

Beginner/Intermediate Violin:

1. (Methods) New Directions For Strings A Comprehensive String Method Violin Book 2

2. (Scale) A Scale In Time Violin

3. (Etude) Wohlfahrt Op. 45 Sixty Studies For the Violin Book 1 (Nos. 1-30)

4. (Solo) Suzuki Volumes 2 & 3 Violin Part (OR) Learning the Violin, Book Two (OR) Playing the Violin, Book One (OR) Playing the Violin, Book Two: Expanded Edition

4. (Ensemble Rep.) School Orchestra Music?

Intermediate Violin:

1. (Scale) Scales for Advanced Violinists compiled and edited by Barbara Barber

2. (Etude) Wohlfahrt Op. 45 Sixty Studies For the Violin Book II (Nos. 31-60)

3. (Solo) Suzuki Volume 4 Violin Part (OR) Fun With Solos: Favorite Recital Pieces First to Third position Intermediate Violin Compiled by Evelyn Avsharian (OR) Suzuki Volume 5 Violin Part

5. (Ensemble Rep.) School Orchestra Music?

Intermediate/Advance Violin:

1. (Scale) Scales for Advanced Violinists compiled and edited by Barbara Barber

2. (Solo) Suzuki Volume 6 & 7 Violin Part

3. (Etude) Kreutzer Fourty-Two Studies or Caprices For the Violin

4. (Ensemble Rep.) School Orchestra Music?

Advance Violin:

1. (Scale) Contemporary Violin Technique Volume One

2. (Etude) Kreutzer Fourty-Two Studies or Caprices For the Violin (AND) Given Excerpts

3. (Solo) Solo Repertoire

4. (Etude Fingering Exercises) Beyond Endless Repetition Writing Exercises for Your Pieces by Cassia Harvey

5. (Ensemble Rep.) School Orchestra Music?

 

Viola

Curriculum Books

Beginner Viola: 

1. (Methods) New Directions for Strings A Comprehensive String Method Viola Book 1 (OR) Essential Elements for Strings Viola Book 1

2. (Solo) Suzuki Volume 1 Viola Part

Beginner/Intermediate:

1. (Methods) New Directions for Strings A Comprehensive String Method Viola Book 2 (OR) Essential Elements for Strings Viola Book 2

2. (Scale) The Two Octaves Book for Viola by Cassia Harvey

3. (Etude) Wohlfahrt Franz 60 Studies, Op. 45: Volume 1 - Viola

4. (Solo) Suzuki Volume 2 & 3 Viola Part

5. (Ensemble Rep.) School Orchestra Music?

Intermediate Viola:

1. (Solo) Suzuki Volume 4, 5, & 6 Viola Part

2. (Ensemble Rep.) School Orchestra Music?

 

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Recorder

Curriculum Books

Beginner Recorder (w/ Vivian):

1. Think "QR" ready for Recorder? Book 1: BAG by Sara Wilshire Bibee

2. Recorder Karate A Highly Motivational Method For Young Players by Burb Philipak

3. music fun First Recorder Songs by Beatrice Wilder

4. Unit 7 Recorder Basics

 

Piano/Keyboard

Beginner Piano:

1. Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Lesson Book Level One

Beginner/Intermediate Piano:

1. Alfred's Basic Adult Piano Course Lesson Book Level Two

Intermediate Piano:

1. The Library of Piano Classics AMSCO

Cello

Beginner Cello:

1. (Methods) New Direction for Strings A Comprehensive String Method Cello Book 1 (OR) Essential Elements for Strings Violin Book 1

2. (Solo) Suzuki Volume 1 Cello Part