More than fifty years ago, Japanese violinist Shinichi Suzuki realized the implications of the fact that children the world over learn to speak their native language with ease. He began to apply the basic principles of language acquisition to the learning of music, and called his method the mother-tongue approach. The ideas of parent responsibility,
The practice of the violin includes developing physical strength and dexterity. To improve the strength and dexterity of the left hand there are exercises that can be practiced to develop the muscles between the fingers which will improve the speed and accuracy of the left hand. Like any exercise, rest between exercise to allows for synthesis of
On March 27, 2014 Linda Radtke performed at Saint Stephen’s Church with accompanist George Matthews on organ and Emily Sunderman for a program that included Bach Saint Matthew’s Passion trio!
March 21, 2014 at 4pm at Elderly Services, Middlebury Vermont students of Emily Sunderman with piano accompaniment by Sarah Trouslard John Jennings Aunt Rhody O Come Little Children Ella Beauchaine Lullaby Humoresque Ruby Harrison Twinkle Little Star on E Carter Lee Allegro Minuet 1 Tobias Brouke Etude Minuet 2
Attached is a scale exercise practice routine for the A Major Scale that is useful for tackling a myriad of techniques. AMajorScaleExcerices
Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2 pm The Lodge at Otter Creek Carole Fenn (cello) and Emily Sunderman (violin) Duet in G Major KV 423 by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-1791) Allegro Adagio Rondo Duets – Op. 39 by Reinhold Gliere (1875-1956) Prelude Cradle Song Christmas Carols Arr. by William Ryden (1939) O Little Town of
Weekly private lessons are offered year round to students of all abilities and ages ranging from 4-99+. Parents of young students are encouraged to attend lessons. Monthly Group classes and seasonal student recitals are offered. All students and families are encouraged to attend group class and recitals. Group class and recitals are included in the
Cornwall, VT, December 8, 2013 at 4 PM Students of Emily Sunderman withPiano Accompaniment by Sarah Trouslard Group Play Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Variation A S. Suzuki Carter Lee Allegro by S. Suzuki Allegretto by S. Suzuki We Three Kings by J.H. Hopkins Matthew Berg Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star Variation A by S. Suzuki Twinkle,
When students are sick or when a sport game or divine afternoon appears and calls for something else, I tend to be quite understanding and do my best to reschedule. Honestly there are times I’m not feeling so great or the light is so magnificent and I’d rather not teach, so I get it.
Below is a simple composition based off Twinkle for used in a mixed level class to teach ensemble playing. Part one could be played by a student with just a week or two of lessons, part 2 by a student with Twinkle experience, and the 3rd by a student who is reading music and has