Your students will be challenged and enjoy learning this majestic and energetic work which is a Christmas-time favorite. Designed for a mixed-level of abilities, your beginners will be able to make music with your older players. The "twinkle" parts consist entirely of open strings, and introduces "col legno." The Advanced Violin part (optional) extends to 5th position. There are six violin parts, viola, cello, bass (optional), piano (optional) and "twinkle" parts for viola and cello, along with violin. Included are score and one copy of each part. Extra string parts are available for purchase. 

This is an rousing selection, about 3 minutes in length. 

Bizet's Farandole for Multi-Level String Orchestra


    Sheila Santa, Professional Violinist

    Columbus and Lima, Ohio

    Thank you. It is a lovely arrangement!

    Cathy Stevens, Director

    Panama City Youth Orchestra, Florida

    LOVE your product! It's going to be a huge help in programming for our mixed level group. 

    Marcella Trentacosti, Youth Concert Orchestra Conductor

    Fort Wayne, Indiana

    "The arrangements by Steven Kruse are wonderful! I love how the arrangements include all levels! My beginners really enjoyed being part of the string orchestra!"

    Alicia Tremmel, Director of Orchestras

    Mansfield Public Schools, Mansfield, Ohio

    "Absolutely LOVE IT! It will be so perfect. I will have all my students 3-12 play it. I am so excited to get started on it. It will be perfect and I think I will make it the finale for the concert. Thank you so much!"

    Mark Mutter, Executive Director, Suzuki Royal Oak

    Royal Oak, Michigan

    "Thank you so much for all of this music.

    The arrangement looks awesome I can’t wait to start it next week."


    Toledo Symphony School of Music

    Toledo, Ohio

    "Thank you Dr. Kruse for your wonderful arrangements!"

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