Lesson books

Most school instrumental music programs require students to purchase a specific lesson book. We have listed the books used by some of the school systems we serve below.
If you are unsure of which book your school system uses, please contact the school's Music Director.

Beginner Lesson Books for Band Instruments

Standard of Excellence is used by Haverhill, Lynnfield and Melrose schools

Standard of Excellence Enhanced is used by Billerica and Wakefield schools

Tradition of Excellence is used by the Reading Schools

Beginner Lesson books for String Instruments

New Directions for Strings is used by the Billerica Schools

String Basics is used by the Wakefield Schools

Essential Elements for Strings is used by the Beverly and Melrose Schools