July 2013

Monthly Archives

  • Handel’s “Music for the Royal Fireworks”

    In honor of the 4th of July, I thought it appropriate to discuss a piece of music that was specifically written for something that will occur quite loudly today – fireworks! G.F. Handel was a baroque composer who lived roughly around the same time as J.S. Bach. In the Suzuki violin world, we know Handel […]

  • Why I Love Summer Lessons

    During the summer, I used to travel all over creation, teaching summer Institutes, reuniting with colleagues, meeting fantastic Suzuki families, reinforcing the ‘big picture’ of the national and international presence of Suzuki Method.  One major downside was being away from my own family.  Another big problem for me was losing so much valuable teaching time […]