Resources for Strings

Discover a range of resources to support our Trinity’s new String Syllabus.

Pieces

Take Your Bow: Performances by Year 1 and 2 pupils at King’s College School, Cambridge

Beginner strings players from King’s College School, Cambridge perform a selection of pieces with Naomi Yandell and . . .
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Trinity’s Strings Syllabus 2020–2023: Spotify playlists

Listen to our selection of repertoire on Spotify – for violin, viola, cello, double bass and harp
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Exploring the Violin repertoire: Grades 6–8

Jon Visanji explores the new violin syllabus from Grades 6–8, unearthing new discoveries, from lively character pieces to . . .
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Technical Work

Trinity's String Syllabus 2020–2023 – Technical work – Viola Grade 4 – Noughts and Crossings

Watch a demonstration performance of our Viola Technical Exercise 'Noughts and Crossings'
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Trinity's Strings Syllabus 2020–2023 – Technical work – Viola Grade 3 – Changing Weather

Watch a demonstration performance of our Viola Technical Exercise 'Changing Weather'
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Technical Work: Harp fingering

Suggested fingerings for harp scales in similar motion, contrary motion, arpeggios, dominant and diminished sevenths.
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Where our exams can take you...

Where our exams can take you… Studio Musician

Corey Wickens talks to us about being a studio musician
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Where our exams can take you… Concert Musician

Corey Wickens talks to us about being a concert musician
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Where our exams can take you… Pit Musician

Corey Wickens talks to us about being a pit musician
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our Strings exams

Introducing Trinity’s cello syllabus 2020–2023

Helen Neilson explains the approach taken in shaping Trinity’s new cello syllabus.
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Introducing our Strings Syllabus 2020–2023

Our Strings Syllabus 2020-2023 helps students develop skills specific to stringed instruments and explore pieces from . . .
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Trinity's Strings Syllabus 2020—2023 — The exam experience

Taking a Trinity Strings Exam: We caught up with Eva whilst she took her Grade 4 Cello Exam at Trinity Laban, one of our . . .
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Supporting Tests

Example improvisation tests: Harmonic

Watch examples of Trinity College London harmonic improvisation tests
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Example improvisation tests: Motivic

Watch examples of Trinity College London motivic improvisation tests
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Example improvisation tests: Stylistic

Watch examples of Trinity College London stylistic improvisation tests
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