Is your child preparing for a music recital? Welcome to Practice Corner! Whether a Suzuki book graduation or a full-on studio recital, performances can be a time of celebration, anxiety, and opportunity for your Suzuki kid. Yet the recital prep you do at home can be far more important than the recital itself. The tone … Read More
We are getting ready for our Spring Recital! Violin, Cello, and Little Notes students will be performing on May 7 at 11 a.m., at Olive Plaza in downtown Eugene. Olive Plaza has been renovating their 1133 Olive St. location, so this will be our first recital with them in a while. Friends and family are … Read More
Did you know that recitals are important for babies and toddlers too? Playing in recitals, or even just attending, helps infants and young children in many ways: Builds confidence, listening, and social skills Engages young children with music Shows that it’s okay to feel nervous Demonstrates that people’s efforts and hard work are appreciated Fosters … Read More
Are you ready for the Fall Recital? Our recital is open to all Suzuki Violin, Suzuki Cello, and Suzuki Little Notes students. Little Notes students will also perform a special song at the beginning of the recital! Sat., Nov. 14 11 a.m. Rehearsals begin at 10 a.m. (details in lesson) Grace Community Fellowship, 989 Country … Read More
Is thinking about the recital giving your kids stage fright? World-famous violinist Midori talks about how to deal with stage fright, including one of our favorite tips: practice performance at home.
Attending live performances can be inspiring and motivational. Summer can also be a time of low motivation since lessons are not regular and we don’t have group class. Summer is also a great time to enjoy concerts, because they are often family friendly. Check out these great opportunities for your family: Eugene Symphony in the … Read More
Every once and a while (usually around recital time) someone asks me the same question: why do we need to perform? Some students are very comfortable with performance. Others get nervous. Regular performance can make the difference between a fun experience and a feeling of failure. No matter how a student feels when performing, there … Read More