Required Materials

Both beginning and transfer students usually require some materials to begin lessons. Here is a rough outline of what you can expect to purchase in addition to your tuition. Please note that you will be specifically instructed when and what exactly to purchase As needed.


Book 1A Students

  • Textbook/Workbook: “Step By Steps” 1A with CD by Kerstin Wartburg
  • CD for Daily Listening: “Suzuki Violin School, Volume 1 CD Hilary Hahn Revised Edition” Available for purchase digitally. 
  • Binder: To keep all violin information together and organized.
  • Appropriately sized Violin and Bow and Case: Work with your teacher to insure you purchase a quality instrument.
  • Violin Rosin:
  • Extra Set of Strings: 
  • Violin Shoulder Rest:  
  • Tuner/Metronome


Palmer Violin Shop

Local luthier (violin maker) for repairs and instrument purchases/rentals.

1114 W Poplar Pl, Rogers, AR 72756



Shar Music

Online vender for instruments, accessories and sheet music.


Example List of Some Required Materials