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Weekly Homework Post – October 20/21, 2021

Jaron - Recommended practice time: 15 min/day, 5 days/week (and if you find yourself busy with homework or other commitments...even just a few minutes in a day is better than nothing!) - Practice: G, D, and A Major scales (doing our usual posture and bow hold check each time before playing, and make sure to not stretch your fingers too [...]

2021-10-21T19:16:24-04:00October 20th, 2021|

Weekly Homework Post – October 13/14, 2021

I hope everyone had a lovely Thanksgiving weekend! Jaron - Recommended practice time: 15 min/day, 5 days/week - Practice: G, D, and A Major scales (doing our usual posture and bow hold check each time before playing, and making sure our left hand fingers are not stretched too high), Perpetual Motion (prepare for final play-through, try to play through without [...]

2021-10-14T19:27:07-04:00October 14th, 2021|

Weekly Homework Post – October 6/7, 2021

I hope everyone has a lovely Thanksgiving weekend! Jaron - great work sight-reading the last 2 lines of Allegretto today! - Recommended practice time: 15 min/day, 5 days/week - Practice: window washer bow hold exercises, G,D, and A Major scales (doing our usual posture and bow hold check each time before playing, try to keep curved bow hold during at [...]

2021-10-07T19:04:24-04:00October 7th, 2021|

Weekly Homework Post – September 29/30, 2021

Just a reminder that some of you will be returning to in-person lessons next week! Make sure to check your emails for more information on who is allowed to do that! Jaron - great work with maintaining your bow hold during scales today! - Recommended practice time: 15 min/day, 5 days/week - Practice: window washer bow hold exercises, G, D, [...]

2021-09-30T19:00:25-04:00September 30th, 2021|

Weekly Homework Post – September 22/23, 2021

Jaron - Recommended practice time: 15 min/day, 5 days/week - Practice: window washer bow exercises (keeping bow hold curved and steady), G, D, and A Major scales (doing our usual posture and bow hold check each time before playing, try to keep pinky curved for at least one scale each), Perpetual Motion (try to play through without stopping and "exercise" [...]

2021-09-23T19:06:40-04:00September 23rd, 2021|

Weekly Homework Post – September 15/16, 2021

I hope everyone had a lovely first week back at school! Jaron - Recommended practice time: 15 min/day, 5 days/week - Practice: G, D, and A Major scales (doing our usual posture and bow hold check each time before playing, and do window washer bow exercises to strengthen your bow hand), Perpetual Motion (play through slowly and re-familiarise yourself with [...]

2021-09-16T18:38:52-04:00September 16th, 2021|

Weekly Homework Post – September 8/9, 2021

Welcome back to the school year!! I hope everyone had a wonderful summer! Jaron - I really appreciate that you practiced over the summer! - Recommended practice time: 15 min/day, 5 days/week - Practice: window washer bow exercises (keep pinky and thumb curved), G, D, and A Major scales (doing our usual posture and bow hold check each time before [...]

2021-09-09T18:51:56-04:00September 9th, 2021|

Weekly Homework Post – August 25, 2021

Today is our last lesson before the school year starts -  I hope everyone enjoys the rest of their summer holiday and I'll see you in September! Grace - Reminder: purchase Suzuki Violin Book 2 sometime soon - Recommended practice time: 20 min/day, 5 days/week - Practice: G, A, B-flat, and C Major scales (2 octaves, watch out for starting [...]

2021-08-25T18:35:25-04:00August 25th, 2021|

Weekly Homework Post – August 18, 2021

Hopefully everyone is staying cool from the heat and humidity this week! Just a reminder that next week will be your last week of summer lessons, we will have a break the week after, and then our school year will start! Grace - congratulations on finishing Minuet 2! We ran out of time before we could go into your questions [...]

2021-08-18T18:47:34-04:00August 18th, 2021|

Weekly Homework Post – August 11, 2021

I hope everyone is staying cool in this heat! Grace - I hope your back feels better soon! - Recommended practice time: 20 min/day, 5 days/week - Practice: bow hold lifts and hand stretches, 2 octave Major scales (G, A, C, and B-flat Major - with focus on new scale B-flat Major, make sure to start with low second finger [...]

2021-08-11T18:43:16-04:00August 11th, 2021|
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