Home school and home music, oh my!

I don’t think I am alone in feeling some worries about the approaching school year…right? Most mothers are being asked to wear several hats this year, including: teacher, mother, practice helper, housekeeper, and, many are employed on top of all of that! Not only will my family be doing school at home for the majority…

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Statue of Liberty Posture

When we teach Suzuki violin beginners proper instrument placement, it is helpful to reference the Statue of Liberty. For beginners, proper placement of the violin is easiest coming from ABOVE, not from BELOW. Help your student raise their violin up ABOVE their head, with a straight arm (like the Statue of Liberty), then lower the…

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