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Creative Strings Play-Along Videos
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Click the playlist icon on the top right below to choose from 100+ lessons. Enjoy!
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Here’s a directory of all my playlists- just for you.
Each playlist includes a series of multiple videos for different levels by theme including the below.
To use these play-a-long lessons most effectively:
- Pick a song or style that interests you
- Pick your preferred difficulty
- Play the video on one device and record yourself playing along on another.
- Listen back- see how you did!
Teachers: assign a specific video lesson to your students and have them send you their recordings for evaluation.
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Teachers:Share these free play alongs with your students to:
- Develop your students technique, ear training, and theory in various styles
- Promote student independence. Your students can record themselves, reflect back and share their work.
- Save yourself time and stress of making your own materials from scratch
- Give students something different and fun to do- they're short and easy enough for all levels
Creative Strings is a non-profit organization with a mission to positively transform music education through school outreach, professional development conferences, and online curriculum.
Creative Strings is made possible in part by state tax dollars allocated by the Ohio Legislature to the Ohio Arts Council (OAC). The OAC is a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences to strengthen Ohio communities culturally, educationally, and economically.