(Level 2A)Dennis Alexander, Gayle Kowalchyk, E. L. Lancaster, Victoria McArthur & Martha Mier - Alfred Music Publishing
The Lesson Book to Level 2A begins with a comprehensive review of level 1B in the form of a two page quiz. The first piece, On with the Show! reiterates ties as well as the sharps and flats that were learned in Level 1B. Level 2A introduces new concepts including dynamics, tempo marks, accents, tonic and dominant chords, and even a little pedal. It also delves into some basic theory. Other components of this level are the Performance Book, the At-Home Book and a set of flashcards. The At-Home Book is especially helpful because it gives parents the chance to get involved with their child's lessons. It is a way for the teacher to communicate first hand with the parents and help guide the child's practice habits.