Tips to Make it Stick!

Tips to Make it Stick!

Memorizing pieces and returning to old pieces by memory are key aspects of the Suzuki method. Here are some tips for your student to increase music retention: 1. Say and Play. Say the notes aloud while you play them. For wind instruments, say the notes while putting...
The Importance of Regular Practice

The Importance of Regular Practice

We’ve all heard the age-old adage “practice makes perfect,” but what does it really mean to practice? According to the dictionary, there are three definitions: to perform or work at repeatedly so as to become proficient, to train by repeated exercise, and to do...
Music Learning Apps!

Music Learning Apps!

Music learning apps can be a great supplement to a child’s music studies. They’re an educational alternative to phone/ipad games and can be used whenever a student would normally reach for a device. Apps can be divided into four general categories: Rhythm Note Reading...
Finding Community: The Suzuki Approach

Finding Community: The Suzuki Approach

By now you’re probably familiar with the Suzuki triangle that connects students, teachers, and parents in the process of music learning. These three branches create the framework upon which the entire philosophy is built. However, just beyond the edges of that...