This original work is designed to introduce your students to the music and styles of Bach, Beethoven and Brahms, using quotes from some of their most famous works and mashing them together in a unique, enjoyable musical setting. The multi-level parts allow students of all ages to make music together. Parts include twinkle open-string parts for violin, viola and cello, violin book 1 part designed for first and second-year students, and an optional advanced violin part which extends to fifth position. Included are full score, piano part (optional for performance), 4 advanced violin, 4 violin I, 4 violin II, 4 violin book I, 3 violin III (in place of viola), 4 viola, 4 cello, 3 double bass, and 4 twinkle parts for violin, viola and cello. Additional extra parts available for purchase.

The Three B's: Bach, Beethoven, Brahms 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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