Intermediate Strings Description

This class is designed for students with 1-2 years of experience playing their instrument and who would like to play with other students in an ensemble. Proper technique and the introduction of new notes and key signatures will be reinforced throughout the year. Students will perform in the KEYS Winter and Spring Concerts.

Textbooks and Supplies

Essential Elements Book 2 specific to the student's instrument.
Students will need Essential Technique (Book 3) by the 4th quarter to prepare them for Advanced Strings.
Under Class Details, see the Class Attachment for a picture of the textbook.

Folding stand to bring to KEYS
1/2" black 3-ring binder with dividers
Metronome/tuner for practice at home
(Violins and violas are required to use a shoulder rest)


1-2 years of instruction with the recommendation of Mrs. Garcia

Class Information

Parents are responsible for purchasing all textbooks and supplies before the first day of class.

Supply fees are due to each teacher on the first day of class. This fee covers materials, lab supplies, and other expenses incurred by the teacher. They are a one-time fee.

Please note the grade level for this class. Students younger than the recommended grade levels need special permission before signing up for the class. Please contact the office for more information.

What happens if a class is full? You may email to be waitlisted.

  • Category: Fine Arts
  • Subject: Strings
  • Days: Tue, Thur
  • Times: 8:30 am-9:25 am
  • Grade Level: 5-12
  • Teacher: Heather Garcia
  • Monthly Tuition: $52
  • Supply Fee: $25
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