Brecklyn talks to Preston about how much he loves to be with his mom during practice, perseverance, and Gavotte by Gossec. Practice Tip: Make a specific practicing goal each day. Listening Tip: Peter and the Wolf, narrated by Jim Dale. You can support the Suzuki Planet Podcast by becoming a donor on Patreon. Our Patreon […]
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Brecklyn chats with James and Henry about having their mom as their teacher and favorite practice strategies. Listening Tip: Julia Fischer, Russian Violin Concertos Practice Tip: Take a break right away if you start arguing with your practice partner. You can support the Suzuki Planet Podcast by becoming a donor on Patreon. Our Patreon donors […]
Brecklyn talks to Mia Bleu about performing for her stuffed animals and the importance of stretch breaks. Listening suggestion: Chris Thile, Bach Sonatas and Partitas Practice suggestion: Break it up. Smaller sessions throughout the day. Brecklyn Ferrin teaches Suzuki violin lessons and Suzuki Early Childhood Education classes in Kaysville, Farmington, and Salt Lake City, Utah. […]
Brecklyn talks to Della about fun practice games and learning O Come Little Children on her own. McKenzie Clawson is a Suzuki violin teacher in Kaysville, Utah. She is a Suzuki parent of one 5 year old violinist, a 3 year old, and an Australian shepherd. Brecklyn Ferrin teaches Suzuki violin lessons and Suzuki Early […]
Brecklyn talks to Martin and Emily about their Suzuki community in Italy. Practice Suggestion: Use your review pieces to grow new technique. Listening Suggestion: 30 Before 20: Masterworks by Teenagers
Brecklyn talks to Vivian about the power of musical friends, her incredible practice streak, and recording lessons. Listening Suggestion: Die 12 Cellisten der Berlin Philharmoniker Practice Suggestion: Use a training clicker.
Brecklyn talks to Anna Cate about her homeschool orchestra, the hardest part of practicing, and how her mom helps her focus. Anna Cate’s reading suggestions: Redwall by Brian Jacques, Vanderbeeker series by Karina Yan Glaser. Practice Suggestion: Practice when you get home from your lesson. Read more suggestions from Dr. Molly Gebrian. Listening Suggestion: Scheherazade, […]
Brecklyn talks to Della about the pain of Kreutzer, homeschooling two periods a day to get practice time in, and the struggle to play in tune. Listening Suggestion: Montagues and the Capulets, from Suite No. 2, from Romeo and Juliet, Op. 64 Practice Suggestion: Alternate playing slow for accuracy, and fast for technique.
Brecklyn talks to Lily about distractions while practicing, specific assignments from teachers, and practice partners. Listening Suggestion: “Nocturne” by Lili Boulanger Practice Suggestion: Play slow.
Brecklyn talks to Frankie about why she chose the violin, practicing three times a day, and fun group lesson games. Frankie recommends this book. Listening Suggestion of the week: Franck Violin Sonata played by Itzhak Perlman. Practice Suggestion of the week: Pick a go to and a back up practice time.