Lower Book Curriculum

Twinkle Curriculum

For violin, viola, cello & bass students who will still be learning the twinkle variations at the time of ISSI. Those who are sure they will be beyond this level should register for the next level up. Ask your home teacher to advise you.

Please note: Children under the age of 12 will have to be accompanied by an adult the entire time. 

$210  (January – March 31st)

$290  (Starting April 1st)

Price includes t-shirt and is in addition to the $60 family registration fee ($30 before March 1). 

Two Hour Core – All students will have a daily small group class of 5 students or less that will include individual and group instruction with their instrument. The second class will be a Twinkle Music and Movement class with singing, movement, pitch awareness and coordination activities taught by Emilie Lundberg. 

Note: If you want a more full schedule, we recommend registering for art. The extra class may possibly be in the afternoon and has an extra fee (see enrichment classes).

 

Lower Book Curriculum

Violin Books 1-3, Viola Books 1-2 and Cello Books 1-2, Bass Books 1-2, Trumpet Book 1

$545 (January-March 31st)

$620 (Starting April 1st)

Price includes t-shirt and is in addition to the $60 family registration fee ($30 before March 1).

Please note: Children under the age of 12 will have to be accompanied by an adult the entire time.  

Four Hour Core – These courses include three core classes each day from Suzuki material: master class, technique class and repertoire class. Also included is a music fundamentals class based on age. You may take additional enrichment classes for $80 each. See enrichment section for listings. Your schedule has room for two additional enrichment classes. Please note: Students in books 2-3 age 11 and older will receive orchestra as their music fundamentals class. You won’t be able to add it for them.

Register for the song your child is currently working on. Do not forecast which piece they may be working on in June. Please come prepared with all Suzuki pieces that you know. 

Each violin, viola and cello student will perform on the Book 1-3 concert Friday afternoon. Repertoire for the concert should be prepared prior to Institute and will be polished in group classes. Below are the pieces that will be performed. (Performance pieces are subject to change based on enrollment.)

Violin Performance Pieces

Humoresque 

Gavotte by Martini

Witches Dance 

Hunter’s Chorus 

Happy Farmer (start on the G string)

Perpetual Motion (start on the D string)

Allegro (start on the A string)

May Song 

Twinkles (Variations A – B start on A string,  Variations C, D, E and Theme on D string)

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Viola Performance Pieces

Humoresque

Hunter’s Chorus

Bohemian Folk Song

Happy Farmer

Perpetual Motion

Allegro

French Folk Song

Twinkles 

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Cello Performance Pieces

Humoresque

Lully Gavotte

Hunter’s Chorus

Happy Farmer

Perpetual Motion

Rigadoon

Allegro

French Folk Song

Twinkles

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Bass Performance Pieces

Perpetual Motion

Allegro

May Song

Rigadoon

French Folk Song

Twinkle in D Major

Chatter with the Angels

Mahler

Ode to Joy