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50th Anniversary Concert of the Suzuki Method’s ‘Ten Children’

In 1964, the first Suzuki tour group from Japan, called “10 Children,” wowed string teachers with every performance along their tour route. The performances of that group of young children from Japan were the start of everything that has led &hel...

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Mihoko Hirata – My Time with Suzuki Sensei

For those of you who were not able to attend, here is the video of the presentation Hirata Sensei about her time with Dr. Suzuki....

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Winter/Let it Go

Continuing the Vivaldi/seasons thread, here is a mashup of “Winter” with “Let it Go”.  Something to listen to while the Mihoko Hirata parent talk uploads....

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10k bow circles/year gets you good tone, 32k/year gets you to Juilliard…

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having Mrs. Lee as your mom gets you to this: check out more of Cory Lee on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/CorinCoryLee...

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Your teachers know other songs too

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there is more to life than the repertoire… Duane Padilla on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMJnBcMNxFttyHhf4WLKRoQ Hot Club of Hulaville at Amazon.com...

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What do Suzuki students do when the grow up?

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http://www.npr.org/event/music/152285927/kishi-bashi-tiny-desk-concert Download Audio (18 min 46 sec) Kishi Bashi, stage name of K. Ishibashi (Kaoru), started playing the violin at age 7 as a Suzuki Violin student. The violinist and singer-songwrite...

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100 Day Practice Challenge

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Here is a link to some practice charts you can use for the upcoming 100 Day Practice Challenge: 100/125 Day Practice Charts...

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Katniss & Peeta must have been Suzuki students….

Did you see The Hunger Games: Catching Fire?  Were you listening? Have a great Suzuki ROCKS! workshop!...

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2014 Suzuki ROCKS! Finale Concert Program – UPDATED 3/24

A new version of the finale concert program is available.  Download link below.   2014 Suzuki ROCKS! Concert Program UPDATED...

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