String Play for All offers arrangements of thegreat classics for violin and string ensembles of mixed levels and abilities. Selectioins from "The Nutcracker" include "Overture Miniature," "March of the Toy Soldiers," "Arabian Dance," "Trepak" and "Waltz of the Flowers." This arrangement for mixed-level string ensemble includes six violin parts, two viola parts, two cello parts, one double bass part and a piano part. The advanced violin part, which is optional, includes third position. The Violin Book 1 part is designed for students on the level of Suzuki Violin School, Book 1. Twinkle parts for violin, viola and cello consist mainly of open strings and can be learned by rote. Have all your group classes or string orchestra classes play together in this well-known Tchaikovsky classic. There are four copies of each string part included (three parts for violin III and double bass), along with the score and a piano part, intended mainly for rehearsal purposes and optional for performances.


Approximately 14 minutes long.


This hard copy is spiral bound, printed on 28 lb. digital color copy paper with glossy cardstock cover and plastic protector.

Selections from "Nutcracker Suite" for Mixed-Level String Ensemble Score & Parts


    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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