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 character,...

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Recital Etiquette

Recital Etiquette

It’s sometimes difficult to remember what to do during a concert; there’s a lot of people present that you might not know, it’s a new and possibly nerve-wracking experience if you’re performing, and it’s much more intimidating than performing in group class or in your...

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How To Learn A Song

How To Learn A Song

Understanding Song Format  It all starts with a melody that persists in your ear, your heart, your feet. A melody that makes you dance and sing is a melody you will remember for a long time. The Suzuki Book 1 songs were composed to accomplish this goal – melodies that...

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We Learn Everything The Same Way

We Learn Everything The Same Way

And it is by doing. Practice, habit building, repetition, reinforcement, routine; whatever you want to call it, there is no other way to build a skill or explore a mode of expression. So at the most fundamental level, learning is not very complicated or mysterious!...

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Parent Involvement

Parent Involvement

How are you supporting the Suzuki triangle? (Parent, student, teacher) Observing your child’s lessons is hugely important to their development. We as the teachers only get to see your child once a week, but you get to see your child much more often! When you observe...

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Spice Up Your Practice!

Spice Up Your Practice!

Is Practicing Boring? Ways to Avoid Monotony When practicing at home during the week, it can be difficult sometimes to be excited and attentive. If there is too much of the same practice routine, it is common to plateau and to stop practicing, halting any progress....

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Are You Listening?

Are You Listening?

Suzuki methods, from the outside, seem arduous at best: asking your child to perfect a classical piece from memory? That explanation sounds DAUNTING. But fear not! If you and your child are listening to their piece everyday, there will be no issue with performing the...

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The Value of Group Class

The Value of Group Class

There are wonderful learning opportunities offered in group class! Many of these skills can not be acquired in a private lesson alone. This is why group class is required and so imperative for a comprehensive music education. Performance • gain experience playing in...

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Dec
14
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4:30 pm Flute Winter Recital! @ Calvary Church
Flute Winter Recital! @ Calvary Church
Dec 14 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Flute Winter Recital! @ Calvary Church
Performers please arrive by 4:15p for warm up. Dress up, no sneakers or jeans please. Bring a small treat to share for the reception. Admission is free, please invite friends & family!
Dec
15
Sun
10:00 am Piano Grp 2
Piano Grp 2
Dec 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am