There are spaces available in the Suzuki Violin Program with Natalie! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
In the Suzuki method of musical development skills are fostered and learned through the “Mother Tongue” approach. The child learns to play an instrument in a similar manner to the way he/she learned to speak – first through hearing and imitating what they hear, and then through repetition. The Suzuki approach seeks to develop the whole child. The purpose of Suzuki training is not only to produce great artists, but also to help every child find the joy that comes through music making. Children develop confidence and self-esteem, determination to try difficult things, self-discipline and concentration as well as lasting enjoyment of music and the sensitivity and skill for making music. This approach relies strongly on the cooperative relationship of teacher, parent and student in a pleasant, yet disciplined atmosphere. Students and parents take part in both private and group lessons.
Did you do a bunch of shopping at Nature’s Fare Markets over the holidays? Bring your receipts in to the Music School and we get 3% back on the items you purchased! Thanks to you and Natures Fare we just received a cheque in the mail for $526.21, and now more than ever, every little bit helps! All money raised goes towards purchasing new instruments for students and/or ongoing heritage house restoration projects, so THANK YOU! We couldn’t do this without you.
It’s that time of year! With the Vernon Winter Carnival Society annual parade coming up in a few weeks (Feb. 6), it’s time we get started on our Wild West themed parade entry! Because this year the parade is in reverse (meaning entrants will set up a float or scene on the side of the parade route and spectators will be marshaled through the street in their cars. Each entrant will be spaced according to physical distancing protocols), we’ve created shifts. There is a sign-up sheet in the office if you would like to participate during the parade and/or help with decorating!Students are welcome to join us at the event if they want to sign up for a spot! They must come dressed in the theme, and this is the perfect opportunity if you have pre-teen/teenage students who are bursting to come out and have some fun. They must sign up in the office, as we have a limit on the amount of students per shift due to physical distancing constraints. Watch for photos throughout the weeks to watch our entry come together! Whoop whoop!
To learn more about the parade and other Vernon Winter Carnival events, check out their website at vernonwintercarnival.com.