Resources

Tracy Helming's Violin Studio

Tracy Helming
(206) 650-1949
vlnhappy@hotmail.com
339 26th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122
MUSIC SUPPLIES
Capitol Music: (206) 622-0171 Your Local Music Store!  Please support them!

Shar Products: (800) 248-7427 Excellent source for supplies and violin purchase program (offering 100% trade up value when you change sizes).

Robertson Violins: (505) 889-2999 Excellent source for violins, also offering 100% trade up value when you change sizes. 

SCROLL TO BOTTOM OF PAGE FOR VIOLINS FOR SALE FROM STUDIO FAMILIES

Other reliable resources:

          Bishoffberger Violins (local violin rentals) 
                (206) 324-3119

          Sten Olsen Violins (violin repair and bow rehair)
                (206) 783-7654

          Ithaca Talent Education (800)338-7483 
                (good source for shoulder sponge)

 

REQUIRED MATERIALS (scroll below for repertoire)

            Violin and Bow – center mounted chin rest, 
                wood bow with horsehair
            Suzuki Revised Book One     

            Suzuki Revised Book One CD (William Preucil, 
                violinist)

            Nurtured By Love by Shinichi Suzuki

            Notebook for parent notes

            Contoured Shoulder Sponge – medium size

 

OTHER SUGGESTED MATERIALS
            From Suzuki to Mozart by Hadley Johnson 
                (a history of all the Suzuki literature)
            Helping Parents Practice by Edmund Sprunger

            Ability Development from Age Zero by Shinichi Suzuki

            Teaching From the Balance Point by Edward Kreitman

            To Learn With Love by W. and C. Starr

            Stories of Composers for Young Musicians

                        By Kay Kendall

 

TRACY HELMING (206) 650-1949
339 26th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122


ST. CLEMENT OF ROME EPISCOPAL CHURCH
1501 31st Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98144

BASIC REPERTOIRE:

Revised Suzuki Book 1, CD with William Preucil, violin
Quick Steps to Notereading volumes 1&2, by Lorrain Fink

Revised Suzuki Book 2, CD with William Preucil, violin
1st Etute Album by Whistler (Rubank)
optional:  Fiddlers Philharmonic, violin (Dabczynski /Phillips),
Christmas Kaleidescope, volumes 1&2, by Frost

Revised Suzuki Book 3, CD with William Preucil, violin
A Tune A Day VOLUME 3, by Paul Herfurth
44 Duets, by Bartok

Revised Suzuki Book 4, CD with William Preucil, violin
The Doflein Method, volume III: The 2nd and 3rd Positions
Solos for Young Violinists, volume 2, by Barbara Barber

Revised Suzuki Book 5, CD with William Preucil, violin
Scales for Advanced Violinists, Barbara Barber
Solos for Young Violinists, volume 3, by Barbara Barber
Canonic Sonatas, by Telemann

Suzuki Book 6, CD
The Fritz Kreisler Collection: All-Time Favorites No. 115
The Doflein Method Volume V: The Upper Positions
Solos for Young Violinists: volume 4&5, Barbara Barber

Suzuki Book 7, CD
42 Studies for Violin, Kreutzer
Solos for Young Violinists: volume 6, Barbara Barber








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