Tag: Scale

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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Structuring Practice

Students and parents often struggle with how to structure practice time.  Occasionally a student will come to a lesson and tell me that they don’t know what to do when they practice. In general it helps to have one or two intentions for technique development in mind for practice. Here are several examples:  knees and hips over

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