Book 1 provides a well-rounded course of study for all beginning string students. It begins with “Starting by Rote” and “Starting by Note” approaches to music reading. Photos, diagrams, and logos intergrated throughout the book reinforce all new concepts introduced. Carefully selected and composed technical materials and musical selections provide excellent opportunities for learning and growth. Rhythm exercises and theory games are also provided, as well as duets, trios, and ensembles.