by Audrey Sung
Today was my recital day.It was the eighth time I had done a book recital.
Ever since I was three,I had begged my mom to get me a violin teacher, and that is when I came to Kinder U Suzuki Academy. I had been playing for seven years, and I traveled through twinkle to book eight .
It was very different from book seven, since in this book, I had mostly focused on technique, bow strokes and listening to my tone. And also, I feel like I am really enjoying the success and love how the satisfied feeling in me.
There was a lot of difficulties,though. Since I started book eight a little before 5th grade started. At 5th grade you were supposed to learn a new instrument, so I had to juggle violin, piano, and flute in my spare time.
There are certain people who I want to thank. I would like to thank Ms.Yuko,first, for teaching me and having patience in me. Also, Ms.Yuko taught me how to be responsible for my own learning by taking notes by myself. Next, my mom,who continued supporting me in my violin studies. My mom always says,”Never rush,never rest in playing!” And she’s helping to look at the very tiny but important things such as bow hold and finger placement.I would also thank Emma, who took the time to come and practice the Handel Duo. And lastly, but not least,Ms.Diane, for being my group class teacher, teaching us what real Suzuki method was and supporting me.