Videos & Fun Stuff!



Dr. Suzuki himself leads Twinkle Variations - I gotta watch this again!

Youth Orchestra of Venezuela - truly an event to rival our biggest sports lineups!

Violin Trio on One Violin! - this might be too much togetherness for me, but is fun to watch!

MVHY Stringfever History of Music  - an all-electric string quartet samples music through the ages -- see how many of these you can name... and not laugh about! :)

A LITTLE Czardas - this guy played this piece (AND this violin!) with the Amarillo Symphony in 2007-2008 -- see just what your child's Suzuki studies can lead to:

RedGrass - This great YouTube video marries two distinctly different musical styles - traditional chinese musicians and bluegrass!  Thanks to Kathy Rice for sending it... :)

David Garrett - rock star style violinist performing various styles and mixes...check him out!





"Being a Suzuki Parent is..." - Great point of view from a homeschool parent on how to be involved in your child's music study.

"Our Internal, Invisible Lives" - Welcome Address to freshman class, Boston Conservatory, fall 2008 by Karl Paulnack, pianist and director of Music Division.  Good read on why music matters....

"The Arts are Nice, But..." - Easy to read outline of how music study prepares students for the "real world."

"Something to Think About..." - just what are we missing?

"Self-Evaluation The key to artful practice"  The single most important goal for performing artists is to see how they are doing.”  Itzhak Perlman, violinist (The Musician’s Way, p. 202)


"Nobel Medicine Winner Says I Owe it All to My Bassoon Teacher  October 9, 2013: Thomas Sudhof, who shares this year’s Nobel Prize for medicine and physiology, told The Lancet in August 2010 that he owes his powers of analysis and concentration to studying a musical instrument.



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