The following items are strongly suggested materials for private lessons and ensemble work at Ithaca College. Please attempt to acquire these before the first day of classes. The total below may look like a large investment, but it is meant to be the primary purchase for your entire four years. Also, compare this to the cost of a string player's instrument and hopefully it comes into perspective as a relatively small investment. However, It is understood that everyone has various financial needs and accommodations might be necessary. This is absolutely fine, but please write to Dr. Truesdell about this before the year begins. If you have a comparable choice in your selection already, please email Dr. Truesdell about the substitution to get the "ok". Thank you!