Introduction to Artistry in Strings offers a primer-level starting point to the groundbreaking Artistry in Strings curriculum, and the perfect gateway to establishing solid technique and expressive music making for the young beginner. This comprehensive new primer-level book is designed for group or private instruction. Its larger notation, shorter songs, and generally easier format has in mind the younger student, or the string class with limited weekly class time. Pulse, meter, and counting skills are emphasized from the very beginning and throughout. Each book includes an Accompaniment CD, ideal for student motivation and rhythmic development. The Teacher's Manual contains 35 pages of supporting, duplicable theory worksheets, rhythm and terminology games, assessment sheets, awards, and certificates. Starting string students has never been as easy and effective as it is now with Introduction to Artistry in Strings.