FAQ

Possums Over the Moon is a Group Teaching resource for Beginner String Programs in Schools. You can choose from 3 options to suit your teaching preference:

  • 15 sequential pieces from open strings to basic first position
  • Student books (Violin, Viola, Cello & Double Bass)
  • Teacher’s Book & Piano Accompaniment Book
  • Purchase & download for immediate use
  • One-off purchase, unlimited copies
  • Click here to purchase eBook Bundle
  • 15 sequential pieces from open strings to basic first position
  • Conductor’s Score & parts for Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass & Piano
  • Each piece available to purchase individually
  • Purchase & download for immediate use
  • Click here to purchase Scores
  • An annual subscription gives you full access to all online classroom teaching resources (see full description below)
  • Click here to subscribe

The website gives you all the tools you need to teach repertoire and technique in your Beginner String Group class. Play-along videos and audio backing tracks make learning pieces simple, fast and fun while supplementary material takes the hard work out of lesson preparation.

  • Play-along Videos
  • Audio backing tracks
  • Preparation Exercises
  • Student books, Teacher’s Score & Piano Accompaniment Book
  • Practice Pods
  • Teacher’s Notes & Lesson Plans
  • Website access for 5 Teachers and more ….
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The String Team and Year 3 class at Carey Grammar School Donvale campus
  • Interactive videos for big screen provide a central focus point for the class
  • Audio backing tracks build aural memory and develop ensemble skills
  • Synchronised moving cursor trains the eye to follow the score
  • Optional tempos accommodate students’ rate of learning
  • Preparation exercises develop technical skills specific to each piece
  • Practice Pod videos guide and motivate students’ practice at home
  • Lesson plans provide curriculum and structure
  • 15 original pieces build technique progressively across all string instruments

For a “hands-on” demonstration of the Possums Over the Moon website, please go to demo.possumsoverthemoon.com

For a look & listen to Scores & Audio Tracks, please visit:
demo.possumsoverthemoon.com/sample-pieces

Open the Possums Over the Moon website in your browser and select your teaching tools. You will need a projector and big screen to display the videos and good internet connection.

Practice Pods can be accessed easily by students on their own devices, with no registration or password required.

An annual Subscription costs $475 and runs for 12 months from the day of Registration. 

Payment is made by Credit Card or Manual Payment option. Go to the Register page in the menu bar and enter your Contact and Billing details as prompted.

Once payment is successful you will be sent a confirmation email and you can login with the username and password nominated by you in the Registration form. A detailed invoice can be accessed from the Account page.

Go to Manage Group in the Login drop-down box and add email addresses of Invitees as prompted, then click Submit. Invited teachers will receive a link to the Register page for completion.

Find Account in the Login drop-down box and click on Manage Group. Click on Payments & Invoices followed by Download Invoice.

Find Account in the Login drop-down box. Here you can edit your Subscription, edit your Profile, and view Payments & Invoices.

The playback line and audio track should be in synch. If a lag does appear it could be a WiFi or other connection issue. We recommend discussing it with your school’s IT department.

If you would like to know more, or to request your free consultation, please contact thepossumteam@gmail.com