The Sayre Series™ is a collection of teaching materials designed specifically to cultivate basic musicianship (including music theory and ear-training) in early-to-intermediate-level music students (of all ages). The genesis of The Sayre Series™ was composer and pianist Paul Sayre’s work and materials for cultivating balanced basic musicianship with his private students and university students.
The Sayre Series™ provides teachers and students with an array of valuable musicianship materials for use in tandem with, and as companion to, the great variety of excellent instrumental method books.
The Sayre Series™ Is Designed With Four Objectives
1. Facilitate substantive general music education
2. Unify study of applied instrumental lessons, ear-training, and music theory
3. Bridge pedagogic disconnect among various musical instruments, teachers, and curricula
4. Support collaboration between and among students, teachers, private lessons, group lessons, classrooms, and