On Saturday, 18 March, string students and their families braved the wind and met at Central Pier 9 to celebrate Bach's 322nd birthday as part of the international Bach in the Subway celebration! Of course, Bach (her)himself made an appearance, and led all of the viola and violin students in a parade to end our celebration.
from Nurtured by Love ~by Shinichi Suzuki Aspiring to Ever Higher Quality The first piece our young students learn is the "Twinkle Variations". Only after hearing a recording of the piece at home every day does a child learn to play it on the violin. Carefully, carefully, she practices. Once the child has learned to play the entire … [Read more...]
Studio Recitals continued with Ms. Diane's recital on Saturday. Students of all levels performed solos, and then joined together at the end for some Twinkles. Congratulations to all of the performers and their families! … [Read more...]
"Recital Season" continued with our cellists and Ms. Sandra performing in their studio recital on Saturday, 4 March. There was a wonderful combination of performances by the entire group together - from Twinklers and parents to the most advanced Book 6 student - as well as individual solo performances by the more advanced students. Ms. Sandra played a solo as … [Read more...]
Studio recitals continued on 25 February wth Ms. Yuko's Studio Recital. Students from youngest to most advanced performed solos, and Ms. Yuko's Advanced parents performed a duet together! After all of the solos, the students came together on stage and joined together in playing some Twinkles to complete the … [Read more...]