Tag: Etudes

Arpeggios

An arpeggio is the notes in a chord played in a sequence, one after the other instead of simultaneously. Arpeggios are usually introduced in Suzuki Book One starting with the key of A major, then D major, and then G major.  In Suzuki Book Two, students are introduced to D Minor, B Flat Major, and A

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Hot Stove Game

Hot Stove game helps new students learn the left hand finger numbers.    Student pretends the left hand thumb is a hot stove.   Parents or siblings or friends call out numbers between 1 and 4 and the student practices quickly touching the correct finger to the thumb. Index Finger = 1 Middle Finger = 2 Ring

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