It's beyond music

Diary of a Suzuki Parent

Christmas holidays

A long break in which to sustain the practice.  

Term 2 - Week 10

In these last two weeks still working on the violin fingering.....  D has moved up to the full bow hold using pencil grips to help.  Keeping eye on bowing wrist...

Term 2 - Week 8

Still working on the violin fingering. A new exercise for posture.  Holding violin without hand and then flying the fingers and hand into position on the A string one at...

Term 2 - Week 7

Move up a size of violin to 1/10th.  We are renting at this stage.  DD2 is taller than DD1 so we think we won't get much use from a purchased...

Term 2 - Week 6

Bread Jam Jam and Bread now so the whole of the variations to be able to practice now.  It is hard to learn how to get the violin fingers to...

Term 2 - Week 5

DD2 is almost two and the big breakthrough this week is that she understands the concept of "if you can be quiet now you can have a piece of cake...

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