The "Team" series is suitable for use with both individuals or as a group tutor encouraging students to try ensemble playing from the very early stages. All of the books in the series are fully integrated allowing students using 'Team Strings' to play in ensembles with students using 'Team Woodwind', 'Team Brass', 'Team Percussion' and 'Team Recorder'. "Team Strings" is a flexible and adaptable course ideal for beginner violin players. The tutor can be tailored to suit the specific needs of each student. Each piece is carefully graded to ensure a logical progression at a sensible pace and students are introduced to a wide variety of musical styles throughout the book."Team Strings" has been specially written to support almost any combination of string instruments the teacher may encounter. Imaginative Piano Accompaniments have been provided as well as helpful notes and clear ensemble scores to aid the teacher. "Team Strings" also includes all of the scales for the relevant Grades set by the major examination boards. This volume comes complete with a CD of backing tracks designed to add a third dimension to practice sessions or performance when an accompanist is not available.