This arrangement of the popular traditional Ukranian Folk Melody for Christmas appears in a new String Play for All arrangement for string orchestra. The arrangement is designed to be taught within a 45-minute class period. The arrangements are designed for use by groups with a wide range of skill levels, with parts suitable for beginners, or pre-Twinkle Suzuki Students, through second- and third- year students, playing on a Suzuki Book 3 level. The advanced violin part is optional and extends to the first "e" harmonic on the "e" string. A piano part is included for rehearsal purposes and is optional for performance. The set includes score and one copy of each parts. Extra parts sold separately.

Carol of the Bells for Mixed-Level String Ensemble


    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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