Lesson Length

The length of the private lesson is determined by where the student is in the repertoire. This way each student has an appropriate amount of time to develop concentration. Time is added naturally to insure gentle increase for any additional material needed for a well-rounded music education. In general, the guidelines for lesson times are:

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2017 End of Year Solo Recital

Hello all you wonderful Suzuki Families! This is a reminder of the upcoming solo recital we have this week end. I am happy to announce the logistics for the end of the year solo recital: When:      Sunday, May 21,  2pm Where:     Trinity Methodist Church 3200 Manatee Ave W, Bradenton, FL 34205 Wear:       Sunday best Tuning:     Please arrive

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Rocket Poem

Up like a rocket Down like the rain Back and forth like a choo-choo train Round and Round like the great big sun Bow in the station, check you pinky and your thumb!

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Necessary Materials for new students of Martha Shackford

Violin, bow, case: of appropriate size and quality Wait for first lesson, so Martha can measure student Books to own: Nurtured By Love, Shinichi Suzuki or Ability from Age Zero, Shinichi Suzuki Recommended reading: Teaching from the Balance Point, Ed Kreitman Time to Practice, A Companion for Parents, Carrie Reuning-Hummel Necessary materials: Suzuki Violin Book

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Suzuki Violin Quotes

“Our worst fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, “Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, and fabulous?” Actually, who are you not to be? You are a child of

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