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Pedagogy Essays

Handouts for Students and Teachers

  • How to Learn a New Piece
    Checklist for cello students learning a piece in first position by reading. Students should hang this list on their stand and go through all the steps for their reading assignments.
  • Review Charts for Suzuki Cello Students
         Book 1 Review Chart
         Book 1-2 Review Chart
         Book 2-3 Review Chart
    To help Suzuki cello students maintain their review from current piece back to Twinkle. During the weeks that students are learning the new piece (bottom of column) they should play the review pieces in that column at performance level at a lesson. Color the box or get the teacher's initial to indicate the performance was to the teacher's satisfaction. Don't go on to the next piece until the entire column is colored in.