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Suzuki School, what is it and how can it help you?

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 The Suzuki School is a place for budding musicians who want to learn to master their instruments. But it is also a space for fun and connecting with your tutor, Sarnia de la Maré FRSA. You can also ask questions about anything related to your playing because sometimes we us musicians come across the simple and the complicated issues we struggle with. If you want more help you can book one to one lessons in piano, cello and viola whenever you need them without signing up for a full term. We also offer jazz and ABRSM courses. But first, let's find out about the Suzuki method. The  Suzuki Method  is a music curriculum and teaching philosophy developed by the Japanese violinist, pedagogue, educator, and humanitarian,  Dr. Shinichi Suzuki . Here are the key aspects of this method: Listening and Repetition : The Suzuki method emphasizes the importance of  listening  to music extensively. Students are encouraged to listen to recordings of the pieces they are learning. Repetition  is a fu

Tips for Double Stop Fifths for Cellists from Cellists Themselves

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Here are some streamlined tips for cellists practicing double stops in fifths: Tune by Ear : Regularly tune your strings by ear, playing two at a time. This hones your ability to hit two strings simultaneously and is crucial for accurate double-stops. Visualization : Imagine the strings and bow interaction visually. This method can be particularly effective for many students. Daily Practice : Begin sessions with open string double stops and slow bows. Use a metronome set to 8th note = 140-150, playing 8 beats per bow in each direction. Progress from G+C, to D+G, then A+D strings. Bow Plane Mastery : Ensure you have control over the bow’s plane; any wandering is more noticeable when playing two strings. Play Softly : Aim for piano rather than mezzoforte or forte to avoid pressing too hard and creating a harsh sound. Account for String Height : Each double stop will have different string heights due to finger placement. Adjust accordingly, especially when using the fourth finger. Bow Tec

Bow warm up for clean string crossing and beautiful sound viola and violin

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SUZUKI PODCAST  We are proud at the SUZUKI.SCHOOL to be forward thinkers who are trailblazing modern techniques and innovative performance strategies for a new wave of musicians around the world. Suzuki.School delivering a new program for modern musicians in a digital world and you can find all our programs for strings and piano on the links below. VIOLA TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/viola-tv.html PIANO TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/piano.html CELLO TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/cello-tv.html IN DEPTH LESSONS  https://lounges.tv/profile/iservalan YOUTUBE CHANNEL  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl-Bc2FqX2TCS0IyDfbHMxw SUZUKI PODCAST  https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-iservalan-show--5932843

LEFT HAND Position Violin+Viola

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SUZUKI PODCAST  We are proud at the SUZUKI.SCHOOL to be forward thinkers who are trailblazing modern techniques and innovative performance strategies for a new wave of musicians around the world. Suzuki.School delivering a new program for modern musicians in a digital world and you can find all our programs for strings and piano on the links below. VIOLA TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/viola-tv.html PIANO TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/piano.html CELLO TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/cello-tv.html IN DEPTH LESSONS  https://lounges.tv/profile/iservalan YOUTUBE CHANNEL  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl-Bc2FqX2TCS0IyDfbHMxw SUZUKI PODCAST  https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-iservalan-show--5932843

Beginners: How to Play Violin + Viola

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SUZUKI PODCAST We are proud at the SUZUKI.SCHOOL to be forward thinkers who are trailblazing modern techniques and innovative performance strategies for a new wave of musicians around the world. Suzuki.School delivering a new program for modern musicians in a digital world and you can find all our programs for strings and piano on the links below. VIOLA TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/viola-tv.html PIANO TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/piano.html CELLO TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/cello-tv.html IN DEPTH LESSONS  https://lounges.tv/profile/iservalan YOUTUBE CHANNEL  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl-Bc2FqX2TCS0IyDfbHMxw SUZUKI PODCAST  https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-iservalan-show--5932843

Bow Hold for String Players with video #suzuki_school

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The bow holds for violin, viola, cello, and double bass are tailored to the size and playing position of each instrument. Here’s a brief overview: Violin & Viola : The bow hold is quite similar for both instruments. The thumb is bent and placed on the frog (the end part of the bow where you hold it), and the other fingers are curved and placed at specific points on the stick. The pinky finger is curved and rests on the top of the stick to help control the bow. Cello : The cello bow hold is similar to the violin and viola but adjusted for the larger size of the bow and the different angle of playing. The thumb is placed opposite the second finger, and the fingers are more spread out along the stick. The hand is also more under the stick than with the violin and viola. Double Bass : The double bass bow hold is quite different due to the size and playing style of the instrument. There are two main types of bow holds for the double bass: the French bow hold and the German bow hold. The

What is the purpose of the Orchestra Conductor? What do their movements mean?

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Conducting an orchestra involves a series of precise baton movements to communicate the tempo, dynamics, and expression of the music to the musicians. Here are some basic baton movements for different time signatures: 4/4 Time Signature : Downbeat (1) : The baton moves straight down. Second Beat (2) : The baton moves to the left. Third Beat (3) : The baton moves to the right. Fourth Beat (4) : The baton moves up. 3/4 Time Signature : Downbeat (1) : The baton moves straight down. Second Beat (2) : The baton moves to the right. Third Beat (3) : The baton moves up. 2/4 Time Signature : Downbeat (1) : The baton moves straight down. Second Beat (2) : The baton moves up. 6/8 Time Signature : Downbeat (1) : The baton moves straight down. Second Beat (2) : The baton moves to the left. Third Beat (3) : The baton moves to the right. Fourth Beat (4) : The baton moves up. The first beat is always the baton (or hand) moving down from its highest position, known as the downbeat. The last beat in the

Piano Grand Staff 3 Octaves Piano Version #suzuki_school

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#suzuki_school SUZUKI PODCAST We are proud at the SUZUKI.SCHOOL to be forward thinkers who are trailblazing modern techniques and innovative performance strategies for a new wave of musicians around the world. Suzuki.School delivering a new program for modern musicians in a digital world and you can find all our programs for strings and piano on the links below. VIOLA TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/viola-tv.html PIANO TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/piano.html CELLO TV  https://www.suzuki.school/p/cello-tv.html IN DEPTH LESSONS  https://lounges.tv/profile/iservalan YOUTUBE CHANNEL  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCl-Bc2FqX2TCS0IyDfbHMxw SUZUKI PODCAST  https://www.spreaker.com/podcast/the-iservalan-show--5932843