Which Recording is Best?

Which Recording is Best?

Many of our Suzuki songs date back hundreds of years, to different eras of music. Because of this age gap within our books, some of our pieces can be performed in many different ways, and need to be studied and practiced differently. Some Suzuki pieces may be...
Musical Family Activities

Musical Family Activities

~Here are some fun music ideas to get the whole family involved, without your instruments! ~Try to pick a fun dinner recipe theme, and find music to listen to! For example, for a French dinner night with baguette and ratatouille, you could listen to Amaryllis,...
Making The Music Come Alive!

Making The Music Come Alive!

Music makes you feel many different emotions – joyful, angry, sleepy, etc. While learning how to express your emotions while playing music, it may be helpful to experience music in new ways. Listening to music while dancing, drawing or painting, or even playing...
Muscle Tension

Muscle Tension

When practicing, make sure that your body feels relaxed and at ease. The following quote is from Lorna McGhee, principal flutist of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra: “Technique is merely physical coordination and we are at our most coordinated when the body is...