Schedule Fall 2020

Studio Schedule Fall 2020 Mon Tues Wed Thurs Fri lunch lunch lunch lunch lunch 1:00 McKinley L. 1:15 1:30 Nathan C. Jackson L. 1:45 2:00 Lily O. Kennedy L. 2:15 2:30 Reagan L. 2:45 3:00 Pick up Evie Pick up Evie Pick up Evie Pick up Evie Pick up Evie 4:00 Available for makeup Available […]

Profile and Contract Fall 2020

Student Profile: Please fill out this form and return it. PARENT INFORMATION: Parent’s Name _________________________________________________________   Address________________________________________________________________ city________________________________ state______________ zip_______________ Telephone Number                                                                                           Y/N texting home________________ work___________________ cell________________________ Primary Email address____________________________________________________ Secondary Email address (if any)____________________________________________ Secondary Phone Number (if any)___________________________________________   STUDENT INFORMATION:   Student 1:        Name ______________________________________________________ Age_______________ Birth date_____________________________________________ Grade Level______________ School _________________________________________ […]

Group lessons: FALL 2020

Group classes are an integral part of Suzuki instruction; therefore, group classes are REQUIRED unless you are in school orchestra. Advanced students may be exempted from this requirement by permission of the teacher. If you are not in a performing group but are in at least book 3 and in middle school, please speak to […]

Rhythm Drills

You can go into settings to select which rhythmic values are included. Beginners should start with quarter and half note values. As you become more proficient and as you learn more rhythmic values in your lessons, you can add them to your drills in settings. http://rhythmrandomizer.com/

Key Signature Drills

Sharp Major Keys – Remember find the last sharp, go up one, that is the key https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/ba8yyydyyyyy Flat Major Keys – Remember the next to last flat is the key https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/byhdyydyyyyy All Major Keys – https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/ba9dyydyyyyy Minor Keys – Remember the 6th note of the major key is the relative minor key https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/keysig/ba9dbydyyyyy Major and […]

Note Naming Drills

E String – https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/bxuyryyynyyyyy A String – https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/bmqyryyynyyyyy D String – https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/b8kyryyynyyyyy G String – https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/bdgyryyynyyyyy All 4 Strings – https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/bd1yryyynyyyyy Ledger Line Challenge – https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/b16yrybynyyyyy All Notes (including ledger lines) – https://www.musictheory.net/exercises/note/bdayrybynyyyyy Violin Fingerboard – https://tonesavvy.com/music-practice-exercise/231/violin-fingerboard-sight-reading/

Scales – Reference Videos/Recordings

One Octave A Major Scale: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TasqrmsFzjc One Octave D Major Scale: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hp65uf1OczE G Major Scale Duet: https://www.violinonline.com/gmajorscaleduet.html https://www.violinonline.com/gscldt.mp3 D Major Scale Duet: https://www.violinonline.com/dmajorscaleduet.html https://www.violinonline.com/dmjscldt.mp3 C Major Scale Duet: https://www.violinonline.com/cmajorscaleduet.html https://www.violinonline.com/cscldt.mp3 A Major Scale Duet: https://www.violinonline.com/amajorscaleduet.html https://www.violinonline.com/amjscldt.mp3 A minor Scale Duet: https://www.violinonline.com/aminorscaleduet.html https://www.violinonline.com/amscldt.mp3 F Major Scale Duet: https://www.violinonline.com/fmajorscaleduet.html https://www.violinonline.com/fscldt.mp3 D minor Scale Duet: https://www.violinonline.com/dminorscaleduet.html https://www.violinonline.com/dmscldt.mp3

YouTube Reference Recordings Suzuki Books 1-8

Here are some links to some wonderful reference recordings by Cadenza Strings. Most songs are shared at several working tempos as well as a performance tempo. Use these to play along when you practice. Suzuki Book 1: Suzuki Book 2: Suzuki Book 3: Suzuki Book 4: Suzuki Book 5: Suzuki Book 6: Suzuki Book 7: […]

Two YouTube Channels with Suzuki Accompaniments

Check out these 2 sites for online accompaniments for your Suzuki pieces: Art of Accompaniment – Books 1 through 3 are available as playlists. Book 4 pieces are available as individual links. Several advanced pieces/concerti are also available. https://www.youtube.com/c/ArtofAccompaniment/playlists   Minimalist Pianist – Suzuki Books 1 through 4 are available at performance and practice tempos: […]