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Is the Suzuki Method for you? A chat with instructor Bethany Stephan

Children the world over learn to speak their native language with ease. Shinichi Suzuki applied the basic principles of language acquisition to the learning of music, and called his method the mother-tongue approach. The ideas of parent responsibility, loving encouragement, constant repetition, listening to recordings, step-by-step mastery, and group learning are some of the defining features of the Suzuki approach.Discovery3

Indian Hill Music School is now offering a Suzuki Program for Violin or Guitar for ages 4+. Learn more about this unique and effective approach from instructor Bethany Stephan.

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Faculty Spotlight: Dan Masterson, Songwriting & Recording

UPDATED 10.4.2017 Award-winning singer-songwriter Dan Masterson will perform at Indian Hill Music on Friday, October 13, and teach a Songwriting Workshop for teens and adults, beginning October 21. Buy tickets for Art of the Song with Dan Masterson | Friday,

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Faculty Spotlight: Meet Paul Pampinella, Contemporary Vocal Ensembles

Voice Department Faculty Paul Pampinella will lead the new contemporary vocal ensembles for teens and adults, Wednesday evenings beginning March 29. What vocal styles do you teach?  Primarily contemporary styles: Pop/Rock, Jazz, Musical Theater. I also teach some guitar, piano, and

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What’s your musical “bugaboo?” (Or, “How to be an exceptional musical parent.”)

By David Behrstock, M.Ed, Certified Practitioner of the Alexander Technique at Indian Hill Music School Most musicians have a habit that chronically interferes with their music-making. This is true of musicians of almost any level or age. Whether it’s poor

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IHM Discovery Lecture: Berklee’s Dr. Bill Banfield to Speak on the Influence of Jazz, Jan. 10

Discover more about music history and culture at Indian Hill Music’s next Discovery Lecture on Tuesday, January 10, 7:00pm at 36 King Street, Littleton. Noted Berklee faculty member, Dr. Bill Banfield, will offer a lively presentation about the classical music

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