In my research on the most popular violin method books being used to teach young beginners, I discovered that there is a wealth of tried and tested resources available. Here are the Top Violin Method Books for Children.
This is the first volume from the Suzuki Violin School repertoire. The first volume lays a solid foundation for beginning violin students and includes timeless masterpieces to learn. I recommend purchasing the accompanying cd as well. If you choose the Suzuki method, it is important that you learn under the instruction of a Suzuki teacher.
A beginning violin method book for children that begins with instructions on how to hold the violin and bow, progressing to nice music pieces for the student to learn. There is also a choice of purchasing the accompanying cd.
Published by Boosey & Hawkes, it contains 26 music pieces for beginners.
A first book of very easy violin pieces that has an accompanying cd for further learning.
A comprehensive string method that has lessons on standard notation, bowing and fingerings accompanied by illustrations.
By Alfred's Publishing, a violin string method written by Andrew Dabczynski, Richard Meyer and Bob Phillips. Students are guided through the structured lessons by the characters Arco Dakota and Rosalyn Le Bow.
Created by Caroline Lumsden, the lessons are guided by lovable characters kids will adore.
A graded series of music pieces from elementary to advanced levels. Includes various techniques and styles in music and has an accompanying cd for piano tracks.
Teaches creativity, musical awareness and technical development from the very beginning.
This is the first in a series of 6 numbered books. Features compositions by Leopold Auer.