How Do I Work on Tone at Home?

This questions came up in a cello lesson recently. I asked my student to work on finding a beautiful sound, and his grandfather asked, “how do we do that at home?” Dr. Suzuki said, “raise your ability with a piece you can play.” What does it mean? It means to work on HOW to play Read more about How Do I Work on Tone at Home?[…]

Are You and Your Child Frustrated During Practice Time?

Do you feel like your child is resistant or allergic to practice? Does practice time seem an unproductive battle? Let’s pause for a moment and think about the reasons why you are studying an instrument in the first place. Why? As a teachers, the reasons why we teach are usually pretty similar. Our love of Read more about Are You and Your Child Frustrated During Practice Time?[…]