Why Take Summer Lessons?

Why Take Summer Lessons?

We have all had to readjust our lives during this period of Covid-19. This summer will look differently than any summer we’ve lived through. I am so glad that the staff at Flute and Friends are committed to your ongoing music lessons! So many things have been shuffled...
Perfectionism

Perfectionism

Your child may be a perfectionist if… – They refuse to work isolated sections and insist on always starting from the beginning of a piece. – Are self-deprecating and/or very upset when they make a mistake What can you do? How you can support and encourage...
Progress, Not Perfection

Progress, Not Perfection

Feeling burnt out? Don’t want to practice? Feel exhausted? You’re not alone – it’s hard to feel motivated and excited all the time. Our brains are actually wired to have productive and rest periods, both in small increments of an hour and larger increments of a full...
Why Take Summer Lessons?

Summer Suzuki Institutes

As this year progresses, parents will begin to plan their summers out, setting time aside for sports camps, vacations, and the like. But what about music? Is there anything special for Suzuki families that they can participate in? The answer is YES! Summer Suzuki...
Music Babbling

Music Babbling

Recall your child’s first word… Now imagine it was their first sound. What if they had emerged silent and pondered speech until they were ready to present the fruits of their observations? “Go,” or perhaps “Mama.” In language, as in music, sense coalesces out of...
Listen

Listen

Music students ought to love music. This is not a terribly controversial statement, but it is often seen as irrelevant. For some parents and teachers – and indeed in the Suzuki philosophy – the main idea behind music lessons is that the child develops...