Category: Practice

Summer 2019 Suzuki Group Class Schedule

Suzuki Group Class is open to all Suzuki violin students of all ages and abilities.  Students in the class range from age preschool to high school age and have studied for just a few months to over ten years.  Attendance is strongly recommended.  Drop in or attend every class! Students that attend group classes develop

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Intermission Session: Middlebury, Vermont: Aug. 25-26, 2019

Originally posted on Middlebury Chamber Music Festival:
The Middlebury Community Music Center will be hosting an Intermission Session workshops with Missy White and Elena Urioste from August 25-26 in Middlebury, Vermont.  There will be opportunities for teachers and students of all levels and ages to work with these virtuoso teachers and performers. STUDENT WORKSHOPS Sunday,…

Suzuki Violin Pieces by J.S. Bach

This week’s group class is titled “Bach Day” as the class is the same day as the Middlebury Bach Festival at Middlebury College.  (I’m thrilled to be playing viola in the festival performance of the Bach Brandenburg 3!) At our Bach Day class, we will be playing all of the Bach pieces we know in

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Beethoven Prelude

Tomorrow’s prelude at Saint Stephens will be Beethoven’s Wo027 duet in C Major performed by Emily Sunderman (violin) and Gareth Cordery (cello).  This composition was originally scored for Clarinet and Bassoon and published in 1810.  There are a dozen arrangements for various instruments now on imslp.   Some scholars dispute that Beethoven wrote the piece,

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Bach in Middlebury on Sunday – 4PM New Light Service

Please come! Movements from Bach Unaccompanied Sonatas and Partitas for the New Light Service – Sunday, October 14 at 4PM at the UCC / Congregational church in Middlebury. VT. Prelude:  Bach D Minor Sonata (S. 1004) Allemanda, Corrente, maybe the Sarabanda too if I play fast. Offering:  Bach B Minor Partita (S. 1002) Double Postlude:

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Middlebury Chamber Music Festival

Saturday, June 30, 2018 at 7PM – Champlain Valley Unitarian Universalist Society, Middlebury, VT Program Arturo Delmoni, Emily Sunderman, Elizabeth Reid, Peter Sanders String Quartet Opus 3 No. 5 in F Major Haydn Arturo Delmoni and Peter Sanders Duet for Violin and Cello Giordani Arturo Delmoni and Cynthia Huard Praeludium and Allegro Kreisler Meditation Glazunov Song

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Green Mountain Suzuki Institute

Bohemian and free-wheeling, the Vermont Suzuki Institute, The GMSI is my favorite Suzuki Institute I have attended thus far.    I was charmed by not one but two invites to a potluck dinners, endless picnics on the grass,  group classes under the trees, chamber music in welcoming locals homes with lovely pianos, multiple options for

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New Music on the Point

Completely in love with the Jack Quartet‘s rendition of composer George Lewis‘s String Quartet 2.5 “Playing with Seeds” (2017) performed this afternoon at the Brandon, VT Town Hall Theater. 101 new ideas for my teaching practice in about 10 minutes. vibrato and endless left hand finger exercises, so, so so many ideas for bow control,

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