Renée Hemsing Patten
Renée Hemsing Patten

Resources for Students

Renée teaches violin, viola, & cello lessons at Parlando School of Musical Arts.

Interested in lessons? Send me a message here!


Help for Beginners

Click here for help to get you through the first few weeks!

For music in "public domain" (usually true for music composed 75+ years ago), you can search & print you part on Just make sure you do order real parts.

(You will want to keep your fingerings/bowings, own a piano accompaniment part for recitals, and not violate copyright law by perform from copies!)

Need to print music?

Local Music Shop

For student supplies & instrument rentals: Woodsongs (Boulder)

Order O'Connor Books

*Not sold in stores. 

Directly from O'


Next Student Recital Date

Parlando at Boulder Piano Gallery - October 28, 2017

Sequence of Violin Repertoire

Sequence of violin repertoire as compiled by Mimi Zweig & Dorothy Delay

Used as a guide, substituting O'Connor method in place of Suzuki for some students

Customized for each student based foremost on:

• student's technique level

• student's experience level

• student's goals (major in performance in college? minor in music? music as a pastime?)