CONGRATULATIONS to Kabir, Diego, and Declan for their performances and medal placements in the Sonata/Sonatina Festival February 2nd! Well done!

If you need to reach me urgently, I am available via text only between 9am and 9pm, Monday through Saturday. Otherwise, please e-mail me!

Next Group Classes:
Suzuki Book 1A: FSM (WestTown) Monday 4-5pm, April 8
Suzuki Book 1B: Sherwood, Saturdays 1:15 - 1:45pm weekly
Intermediate Group: Sherwood, Saturday 4:15 - 5:30pm, April 13
Advanced Group: Sherwood, Saturday 2:30 - 4pm, April 13

(No makeup lessons are offered for missed group classes.)

I currently have openings at FaithSlaker Music in Noble Square and at the Music Institute of Chicago in Evanston. If you have valued your time with me, please pass along my information!


Felix opened a fortune on Chinese New Year and found that his challenge was to play his piece with his eyes closed. Check it out!

Kabir's first gold medal recital. Sonata/Sonatina Fest 2019. Chicago.



Spring Quarter

March 1: Tuition Due, FSM
March 1: Registration open for Chicago Suzuki Institute
March 1-3: No lessons. Masterclasses at Preucil School in Iowa
March 16-20: No lessons. Music Teachers Conference in Spokane, Washington
April 8-12: Group Classes in lieu of private lessons for Suzuki 1A, Intermediate and Advanced Students
April 20: Savler Competition Registration Deadline
April 30 - May 5: No Lessons; Suzuki Conference of the Americas in Mexico
May 5: Savler Competition
May 12 - June 2: Royal Conservatory Exams
May 23 - May 26: No Lessons. Suzuki Leadership Retreat and Courses, Ohio.
May 27-Jun 1: Group Classes in lieu of private lessons for Suzuki 1A, Intermediate and Advanced Students

Summer Quarter

June 1: Summer Tuition Due, FSM. Seven summer lessons required to hold fall slot in studio.
June 7, 6:30pm: Summer Studio Recital! Sherwood Recital Hall.
June 8, 5:15pm: Kabir’s Suzuki Book 2 Graduation Recital, Sherwood Recital Hall.
June 29 - July 7: Chicago Suzuki Institute, No Lessons! Consider attending! I’ll be there!
August 19-September 2: No Lessons; Summer break!


Current Sherwood Swap List (January 2019)
Current FaithSlaker Music Swap List (March 2019)

Policies and Procedures + Registration Form
Link to Sherwood Academic Calendar, September 2018
Link to Music Institute Academic Calendar, September 18

For Suzuki Parent Community Support join the Facebook Group! Also, see a history of Suzuki Book Graduations!
Suzuki Piano Book 1 Recording for download.
Suzuki Piano Book 2 Recording for download.

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