Each time you practice, write down a sentence or two that explains what you did. Each day logged can get a sticker. Once you've reached 100 days, you are eligible for a fabulous prize!
(Print the 100 Day Practice Calendar HERE)
Material posted below should give you an idea of what we will cover in group classes, performances, and recitals. For copyright reasons, I only have instructional materials available here on the website for traditional fiddle tunes.
 
(Current students can access some more materials by signing into the Student Portal.) 
 
Additional instructional materials can be found along with your purchase of the Suzuki Violin School books and American Fiddle Method books. (See Section 5: Learning Materials in my Studio Policies)
 
 
 

 

THIS SEMESTER'S PRE-TWINKLE SONGS

 

These songs can be found in your red semester packet, plus some of them are in Kerstin Wartberg's "Step by Step" book 1A, as well as in Kathleen Spring's "Bunny Ballad" violin books. 

BOW HOLD SONG

UP LIKE A ROCKET

DR. SUZUKI SAYS NEVER BE LAZY

VIOLIN SONG

POP GOES THE WEASEL (Twinkle Stars)

E STRING CONCERTO (Twinkle Stars)

MRS TWINKLE STOP STOP (Twinkle Stars)

I'M A LITTLE MONKEY (Twinkle Stars)

This Semester's Suzuki Practice List

These pieces are found in the Suzuki Violin School books. Suzuki students should review ALL of their Suzuki repertoire regularly, and listen to the recordings every day!

BOOK 1:

TWINKLE (All Variations & Theme!) - Trad. (arr. by S. Suzuki)

SONG OF THE WIND - Trad.

O COME LITTLE CHILDREN - Trad.

PERPETUAL MOTION - S. Suzuki

MINUET NO. 3 (w/ Book 3 Part) - J.S. Bach

BOOK 2:

WALTZ - Brahms

GAVOTTE - Lully

BOOK 3:

HUMORESQUE - Dvorak

 

 

This Semester's Traditional Tune List

 

SHADY GROVE:

~ Practice Video

~ Practice Recording

~ Sheet Music

 

MANSION ON THE HILL:

~ Practice Video

~ Practice Recording

~ Sheet Music

 

CALLIOPE HOUSE:

~ Practice Video

~ Practice Recording

~ Sheet Music

 

WIZARD'S WALK:

~ Practice Video

~ Practice Recording

~ Sheet Music


JACKRABBIT:

~ Practice Video

~ Practice Recording

~ Sheet Music

 

 

 

This Semester's American Fiddle Method Practice List

These pieces are found in Brian Wicklund's American Fiddle Method books. Fiddle students should review ALL of their fiddle repertoire regularly, and listen to the recordings every day! 

BOOK 1:

BOIL 'EM CABBAGE DOWN

CAMPTOWN RACES

OLD JOE CLARK

BOOK 2:

EIGHTH OF JANUARY

OLD JOE CLARK (adv.)

WESTFALIA WALTZ

FORKED DEER