The Art of Life – Duane Padilla

check out Duane Padilla on “The Art of Life”, part of ThinkTech Hawaii....

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stop and listen

an oldie but goodie – Joshua Bell plays anonymously in the subway. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/04/04/AR2007040401721.html...

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The Ahn Trio visits Punahou

Recently, The Ahn Trio, a classical piano trio composed of three sisters, visited Punahou.  Many of the students were able to watch and listen to them perform, participate in workshops, and even perform for the sisters! Born in Seoul, Korea …...

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Never steal a Strad

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before everyone heads off on summer adventures, here are a couple of articles that deal with the monetary values of “priceless” instruments. From Vice, a story of the only known case of an armed theft of a Stradivarius, and why it was &...

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just let it go…

The soundtrack to Frozen has held the #1 spot on the Billboard 200 for 13 weeks now, but did you know the #2 spot is currently held by violinist Lindsey Stirling? Lindsey Stirling is a violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer, … Co...

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Suzuki Recordings now available in digital format

Suzuki recordings can now be purchased directly in digital format from Amazon and iTunes.  Please note that in some cases there are many versions of the same book.  Check with your teacher to see if they prefer one over another. … Continue r...

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even trombones can be cool, sometimes

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Music School Honors Recitals 4/22 & 4/23

You are invited to the Honors Recitals at the Music School Montague Hall - Recital Room Tuesday, April 22 at 5:05 pm & Wednesday, April 23 at 5:05 pm The annual Honors Recitals feature a select group of students, chosen by audition, in re...

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find your inspiration – keep practicing!

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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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