So Thankful For Music Teachers

Over the years, many music teachers have contributed not only to my musical ability, but they have also significantly influenced the development of my character, work ethic, and values. I am deeply grateful for teachers who saw potential in me when I didn’t see it myself. I am so thankful for teachers who imparted valuable…

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Allegretto

When I teach Dr. Suzuki’s ‘Allegretto,’ I always teach measures nine through twelve first…you know the trickiest part that introduces playing on the lowest string? I used to call this section of the piece the “argument.” The lyrics went something like this: “Practice now! NO I WON’T!… practice please? NO I WON’T!… practice now? NO…

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Halloween Bead Counter

Do you give your students Halloween goodies? What if you gave them a goodie that would encourage them to practice? These Do-It-Yourself Bead Counters make useful, non-edible Halloween gifts for students while adding some holiday fun to practicing. Grab your printable for one dollar, here. After printing and cutting the counter tops, add a pipe…

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