Curricula

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BMI music curriculum is a comprehensive music program that takes beginners to ABRSM Grade 8 and above. We have selected the best and most effective European, American and worldwide music curricula. We’ve made it easy and fun to teach music in a classroom, even if you are not musically inclined. With our lesson plans and removable worksheets, you are equipped and capable of learning music. With our curriculum children and adults can learn to read music and play their musical instrument with little effort in a fun, practical and effective way. We have been using these methods since the year 2000, and have seen the amazing results in our students.

 

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Preliminary Level (Age 4 1/2):

  • Incredible Discovery of Musicland (by Sarah Lyngra)
  • My First Piano Adventure lesson Book A
  • Music for Little Mozart Piano Lesson Book 1 and Workbook 1 by Alfred’s

 

Beginners Level (Age 6) :     

  • John Thompson Easiest Piano Course Parts 1 to 3
  • Alfred’s All-in-One Course Book 2 & 3
  • Learning To Play Piano by Denes Agay Book 2 & 3

 

Late Beginners Level:

  • John Thompson Easiest Piano Course Part 4
  • Learning To Play Piano Book 4
  • Alfred’s All-in-One Course Book 4 & 5

 

Intermediate Level:

  • Hanon Book 1
  • Czerny 50 Small Studies Part 1 Vol.1 (selected)
  • Bartok For Children Vol.1
  • First Lesson In Bach Book 1

 

Late Intermediate Level:

  • Hanon Book 2
  • 25 Easy and Progressive Studies by Burgmuller Op.100
  • Czerny Practical Method for Beginners Op.599
  • Little Preludes and Fugues by J.S. Bach
  • Album For the Young by Schumann

 

Advanced Level:

  • Hanon The Virtuosity Pianist in 60 Exercises
  • Czerny School of Finger Dexterity Op.636
  • French Suites by J.S.Bach
  • Haydn Six Easy Sonatas
  • Progressive Piano Classics

 

GuitarGUITAR

Preparatory – An Introduction To the Classical Guitar- by Mr. Richard Marcelo (BMI   Publishing)

Everybody’s Guitar Method 1 A Step-By-Step Approach – by Philip Groeber, David Hoge & Rey Sanchez

 

Grade 1

Carcassi Method – by Matteo Carcassi

Noad Method – by Fredrick Noad

 

Grade 2

Carcassi Method – by Matteo Carcassi

Noad Method – by Fredrick Noad

 

Grade 3

The Classical book – Compilation of classical guitar composers like

Fernando Carulli, Mauro Guillani, Fernando Sor etc.

Tarrega Collected Guitar Works Volume 2 – by Francisco Tarrega

Brouwer Etudes – by Leo Brouwer

 

Grade 4

Segovia Etudes – by Andrés Segovia

Bach Lute Suite – by Johann Sebastian Bach

The Classical book – Compilation of classical guitar composers like

Fernando Carulli, Mauro Guillani, Fernando Sor etc.

Tarrega Collected Guitar Works Volume 2 – by Francisco Tarrega

Brouwer Etudes – by Leo Brouwer

 

Grade 5

Segovia Etudes – by Andrés Segovia

Bach Lute Suite – by Johann Sebastian Bach

Classical Guitar Works for Guitar – by different classical composers

Suite Espanola – by Isaac Albeniz

The Guitar Works of Barrios – by Agustin Barrios

Twelve Etudes – Heitor  Villa-Lobos

 

Grade 6

Twelve Etudes – Heitor  Villa-Lobos

Bach Lute Suite – by Johann Sebastian Bach

Classical Guitar Works for Guitar – by different classical composers

Suite Espanola – by Isaac Albeniz

Four Spanish Pieces – by Enrique Granados

Suite Espanola – by Isaac Albeniz

The Guitar Works of Barrios – by Agustin Barrios

The Guitar Works of Tarrega – by Francisco Tarrega

The Russian Collection – by Soviet composers

Cinco Venezolano – by Antonio Lauro

 

Grade 7

Twelve Etudes – Heitor  Villa-Lobos

Bach Lute Suite – by Johann Sebastian Bach

Scarlatti for Guitar – by Domenico Scarlatti

Sonata works for Guitar – by Manuel Ponce

Suite Espanola – by Isaac Albeniz

Four Spanish Pieces – by Enrique Granados

The Guitar Works of Barrios – by Agustin Barrios

The Russian Collection – by Soviet composers

Cinco Venezolano – by Antonio Lauro

The Guitar Collection – by John Dowland

 

 

Grade 8

Bach Lute Suite – by Johann Sebastian Bach

Scarlatti for Guitar – by Domenico Scarlatti

The Julian Bream Guitar Library – by Julian Bream

Sonata Works for Guitar – by Manuel Ponce

Suite Espanola – by Isaac Albeniz

Four Spanish Pieces – by Enrique Granados

The Guitar Works of Barrios – by Agustin Barrios

The Russian Collection – by Soviet composers

Cinco Venezolano – by Antonio Lauro

Hommage a Villalobos – by Roland Dyens

 

violin-3VIOLIN

Beginner Level

ETA COCHEN’S VIOLIN METHOD (only for very beginners)

Book 1-3

SUZUKI VIOLIN METHOD

Book 1-3

Intermediate Level

SUZUKI VIOLIN METHOD

Book 4-7

Advanced Level:

SUZUKI VIOLIN METHOD

Book 8-10

 

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Oud

  1. Saad  Mahmood  Jawad ( The Modern Oud Method 1 – 8  (BMI   Publishing)
  2. Jamil Basher (Parts 1 & 2)
  3. Salim Abdull Karim
  4. Al Sharif Muhidin
  5. Meataz Mohammed Saleh

 

 

FluteFlute

  1. Elementary Method – Rubank
  2. Intermediate Method – Rubank
  3. Advance Method – Rubank
  4. A Tune a Day For Flute
  5. The Flute – Otto Langey
  6. Accent of Achievement – John O’Reilly

 

ClarinetClarinet

  1. A Tune A Day For Clarinet
  2. The Clarinet – Otto Langey
  3. Accent on Achievement –  John O’Reilly
  4. Complete Method for the Clarinet – Gustave Langenus
  5. Elementary Method – Rubank
  6. Intermediate Method – Ruback
  7. Advance Method – Rubank

 

SaxophoneSaxophone

  1. The Saxophone – Otto Langey

  2. Accent on Achievement – John O’Reilly
  3. Elementary Method – Rubank
  4. Intermediate Method – Rubank
  5. Advance Method – Rubank

 

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French Horn

  1. Accent on Achievement – Books 1 & 2  by John O’Reilly /  Mark Williams
  2. Band Technique  (Step by Step) – Robert Elledge  / Donald Haddad
  3. The  Talking French Horn – Wayne M. Roger
  4. Embouchure Builder for Horn – Lowell LittlePottag – Hovey Method For French Horn – May Pottag and Nilo Hovey
  5. Maxime – Alphonse For Horn
  6. Practical Tutor For the French Horn – Otto Langey

 

TrumpetTrumpet Methods

  1. A Tune A Day Trumpet / Cornet
  2. Arban’s Complete Consolatory Method for Trumpet
  3. Herbert L. Clarke Technical Studies for Cornet
  4. Donald S. Reinhardt’s Selection of Corcone  Studies
  5. Accent and Achievement
  6. Kingfisher Brass 50 Classical Studies
  7. Compiled & edited by Bram Wiggins
  8. The Trumpet by Otto Langey

 

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Trombone

(Elementary Methods)

  1. Then Magic Trombone
  2. Going Solo
  3. Accent and Achievement Books 1 & 2
  4. Rubank Elementary Method

(Intermediate and Advanced Methods)

  1. Second  Book of Trombone Solos
  2. Amsdens Celebrated Practical Duets
  3. Rubank Advanced Method
  4. Arban’s Famous  for Slide and Valve Trombone

 

Drum-2Drums

  1. Play Drums Today – a complete guide to the basics by Schroedl & Dong-Dowing ( Book 1, 2, intermediate)
  2. Book 3 Play Drums Today  (Song Book)
  3. Book 4 the drum set musician by Rod Morgenstern & Rick Mattingly
  4. Mel Bay’s Complete Modern Drum Set by Frank Briggs
  5. Dave Wecle Excercises for Natural Playing
  6. Double Bass Drumming – The Mirrored Groove System by Jeff Bowders

 

Other Books

  • NEW SCHOOL OF VIOLIN STUDIES – by Adam Carse
  • CARL FLESCH SCALE SYSTEM (scale exercises in all major and minor keys)
  • TECHNICAL VIOLIN SCHOOL by Henry Schradieck
  • SEVCIK VIOLIN STUDIES – School of Violin Techniques
  • R.KREUTZER – 42 Studies for the Violin