Violin Star offers beginner violinists a refreshing and inspirational choice of pieces to help build confidence and musical skills. The repertoire is imaginatively tailored to develop specific techniques through an exciting range of musical styles. The Student’s books contain the solo violin parts, along with colourful illustrations, activities. Play-along tracks can be access via the download code in the book. The Accompaniment books include separate piano and violin accompaniments for every piece. Key features of the series: an approachable progression from beginner level to Grade 2, play-along tracks with each Student’s book, which contain specially, created instrumental arrangements to convey style and mood, original compositions and arrangements by Edward Huws Jones. Edward Huws Jones is a composer, arranger and music educationalist. He studied at the University of York and the Royal Academy of Music, and went on to develop extensive experience as a string teacher. He has travelled widely to research fiddle-playing styles, and his original compositions are firmly established in educational repertoire.