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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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. This arrangement is for an advanced-level high school string orchestra, grade 4.5. Score and parts included: 8 Violin IA (optional), 8 Violin IB, 8 Violin II, 4 Violin III (optional to replace viola), 5 Viola, 5 Cello, 5 Double Bass. Approximately 8 minutes long.

The Three B's: Bach, Beethoven, Brahms for String Orchestra