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Fiddle Time Sprinters Assignment

Kathy Blackwell, B. Mus. (Hons.), LTCL, LGSM, studied music at Edinburgh University and continued with post-graduate studies in music at the University of Oxford. Kathy is a string teacher with many years experience of teaching violin and viola. She developed her teaching ideas at the coalface in both Music Services and in private practice, working with groups large and small and in one-to-one lessons. She was a strings consultant for the ABRSM Music Medals initiative, a new assessment specifically designed for students taught in groups, and a contributor to the accompanying book All together! Teaching Music in Groups (ABRSM, 2004). Her teaching experience has led her to co-author Fiddle, Viola, and Cello Time, published by Oxford University Press, with her husband, David. Kathy and David have presented workshops in the UK, Australia, Hong Kong, and Singapore. David Blackwell studied music at Edinburgh University, after which he pursued a career in music publishing, first at ABRSM and then at Oxford University Press. He is co-editor of OUP's In the Mood: 17 Jazz Classics for Choirs and Carols for Choirs 5, and has published a number of single choral arrangements. He is co-writer with his wife Kathy of OUP's award-winning string series, Fiddle, Viola, Cello Time, and String Time, which have twice won the MIA award for Best Educational Publication. He now works as a freelance music editor, composer and arranger. In 2017 Kathy and David Blackwell received two awards: from ESTA UK in recognition of their exceptional services to string teaching, and from the Oxfordshire Music Education Partnership for significant contribution to music education in Oxfordshire and beyond.

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Ready to rock, Kathy and David Blackwell
Clear skies, Kathy and David Blackwell
Ode to joy from Symphony No. 9, Beethoven
Song from the show, Kathy and David Blackwell
Starry night, Kathy and David Blackwell
Paris café, Kathy and David Blackwell
Gaudete!, Medieval carol
Jacob's dance, Kathy and David Blackwell
Sprint finish, Kathy and David Blackwell
Bolero, Trad. Spanish
William Tell, Rossini
Country gardens, Trad. English
You and me, Kathy and David Blackwell
The road to Donegal, Kathy and David Blackwell
Full circle, Kathy and David Blackwell
Thirsty work, Kathy and David Blackwell
Farewell to Skye, Kathy and David Blackwell
Lady Katherine's pavane, Kathy and David Blackwell
Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy from The Nutcracker, Tchaikovsky
Allegro in A, Telemann
Still reeling, Trad. Scottish
Mexican fiesta, Kathy and David Blackwell
Show stopper, Kathy and David Blackwell
Spy movie, Kathy and David Blackwell
Largo from the New World Symphony), Dvorak
Hornpipe from the Water Music, Handel
Hungarian folk dance, Kathy and David Blackwell
Wild West, Kathy and David Blackwell
Midnight song, Kathy and David Blackwell
Wade in the water, Spiritual
Dominant gene, Kathy and David Blackwell
Chromatic cats, Kathy and David Blackwell
Show off!, Kathy and David Blackwell
Little lamb, Spiritual
Habanera from Carmen, Bizet
Alleluia, Boyce
Jubilate Deo, Mozart
Round Trinidad Bay, Kathy and David Blackwell