Reading Notes: Viola (Alto Clef)

Tips on how to read Alto Clef - For Violists
alto clef evolution
The above image shows the evolution of the Alto, or "C" clef. It's clear to see why it was, and still is, referred to as the C clef. Now the Alto Clef looks like this:
alto
Next you'll see all of the notes on the staff in Alto Clef. Learn to memorize whether the notes are on LINES or SPACES.

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A good way to remember the LINE notes is: 
Fat Alley Cats Eat Garbage


A good way to remember the SPACE notes is: 
Green Boats Drift First


Viola Fingering Chart for All Four Strings
This chart will help you to recognize the notes by their:
LETTER NAME ("E")
FINGER NUMBER ("1")
STRING ("1 on the D string")
viola notes

Check out some of these website below:
Music Teacher
Music Flashcards
Music Dictionary
Online Metronome

Below are some sites that have free, printable sheet music. Enjoy!
8Notes
Free Scores
Musescore - Free, Downloadable Music writing software.