Strings Made Simple

Introduction to the Instruments
Instrument Care
Instrument Diagram
Importance of Practicing
Choosing the right instrument
Useful Gear
Links and Printables
About Me

Useful Links:

Free Printable Staff Paper

  • Website I use to print staff paper.  Very useful for practicing musical notation or just letting your kids be creative.  Can print for all instruments.

Links to 2 octave string scales used in Northeastern Junior district tryouts

  • Click here and then click on your appropriate instrument on the bottom.

Billerica MA Public School Website

Printable violin and viola scales

  • You can print 1-3 octave scales and arpeggios major and minor

Online music flashcards

  • Bookmark this page and help your kids learn their notes!


Printables :



Many thanks to Dragonwinter  for making me the beautiful background image and Darthfar for allowing me to use his painting "Serenade" Picured at the top of this website.